69 TRAINS CANCELLED, 38 SHORT TERMINATED/ORIGINATED AND 19 DIVERTED OVER WESTERN RAILWAY

Due to torrential rains at Vadodara and nearby areas, total 69 trains have been cancelled, 38 trains short terminated and 19 trains have been diverted since 31st July, 2019 over Western Railway. The city received incessant rainfall which lead to heavy water-logging and cancellation of several trains plying over Vadodara station.

According to WR CPRO Ravinder Bhakar, 107/29 Air Defence Regiment (SAMBA) helped in evacuating almost 3000 passengers outward from Vadodara railway station to the city and another 3000 passengers inward from the city to the railway station. This was made possible with more than 80 jawans and with the use of 10 ALS Tatra vehicles.

Western Railway has taken various measures for the convenience of passengers stuck in trains. NDRF and Air Force have been deployed to transport passengers stranded at Vadodara station to city. Both UP and Down line trains are running with Speed Restrictions and higher authorities are continuously monitoring the situation to ensure necessary action.

Due to heavy rain at Vadodara following action is initiated:

1. Help desk manned at all major stations like Vadodara (P), Nadiad, Anand, Bharuch and Ankleshwar. Help desk contact numbers are (1)02642-240844, (2) 02642-240833, (3) 02642-240486, (4) 02642-240479, (5) 02642-242014, (6) 0265-2362012.

2. All catering stalls are open with required eatables and drinking water

3. All sectional cmi and incharge of checking quade at head quarter for guiding passengers.

4. Yesterday around 23-24 lakhs retained for ensuring refund as high alert for rain for further 2days

5. Various NGOs have been contacted for distribution of food packets.

6. Approximately 100 lts. milk has been arranged from Anand to supply to catering contractors at Vadodara.

Various NGOs have also contacted for collecting food packets for distribution among staff on Vadodara station and nearby VS colony. These NGOs includes Passenger Association, Atmayjyoti Assam society, Swaminarayan temple and the station catering stalls. Around 450-500 packets and approx. 250 packets of biscuits/chips and water bottles have been served to stranded passengers in Train No. 12933 Karnavati Express at Vishvamitri station.

Details of affected trains on 1st August, 2019 are:

Cancellation of Trains:

1. Train No. 79455 Vadodara – Chhota Udepur DEMU of 1st August, 2019 (till further advise).
2. Train No. 79456 Chhota Udepur – Vadodara DEMU of 1st August, 2019 (till further advise).
3. Train No. 69118 Dadhod – Vadodara MEMU of 1st August, 2019
4. Train No. 69119 Vadodara – Dahod MEMU of 1st August, 2019
5. Train No. 69121 Vadodara – Godhra MEMU of 1st August, 2019
6. Train No. 59442 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Passenger of 1st August, 2019
7. Train No. 69117 Vadodara – Dahod MEMU of 1st August, 2019
8. Train No. 19036 Ahmedabad – Vadodara Intercity Express of 1st August, 2019
9. Train No. 19035 Vadodara – Ahmedabad Intercity Express of 1st August, 2019
10. Train No. 19016 Porbandar – Mumbai Central Saurashtra Express of 31st July, 2019
11. Train No. 19015 Mumbai Central – Porbandar Saurashtra Express of 2nd August, 2019
12. Train No. 69106 Ahmedabad – Anand MEMU of 1st August, 2019
13. Train No. 69102 Ahmedabad – Vadodara MEMU of 1st August, 2019
14. Train No. 59101 Vadodara – Kathana Passenger of 1st August, 2019 (till further advise)
15. Train No. 59102 Kathana – Vadodara Passenger of 1st August, 2019 (till further advise)
16. Train No. 69176 Anand – Bharuch Passenger of 1st August, 2019
17. Train No. 59550 Ahmedabad – Vadodara Sankalp Passenger of 1st August, 2019
18. Train No. 69111 Surat – Vadodara MEMU of 1st August, 2019
19. Train No. 69109 Surat – Vadodara MEMU of 1st August, 2019
20. Train No. 69113 Vadodara – Ahmedabad MEMU of 1st August, 2019
21. Train No. 69107 Vadodara – Ahmedabad MEMU of 1st August, 2019
22. Train No. 52034 Pratap Nagar – Jambusar Passenger of 1st August, 2019 (till further advised)
23. Train No. 52033 Jambusar – Pratap Nagar Passenger of 1st August, 2019 (till further advise)
24. Train No. 12928 Vadodara – Mumbai Central Express of 1st August, 2019
25. Train No. 12927 Mumbai Central – Vadodara Express of 2nd August, 2019
26. Train No. 59549 Vadodara – Ahmedabad Sankalp Passenger of 2nd August, 2019
27. Train No. 69112 Vadodara – Surat MEMU of 2nd August, 2019
28. Train No. 69110 Vadodara – Surat MEMU of 2nd August, 2019
29. Train No. 22929 Bhilad – Vadodara Express of 2nd August, 2019
30. Train No. 22930 Vadodara – Bhilad Express of 2nd August, 2019
31. Train No. 52035 Jambusar – Pratap Nagar Passenger cancelled till further advise.
32. Train No. 52036 Pratap Nagar – Jambusar Passenger cancelled till further advise.
33. Train No. 59117 Pratap Nagar – Chhota Udepur Passenger cancelled till further advise.
34. Train No. 59122 Chhota Udepur – Pratap Nagar Passenger cancelled till further advise.
35. Train No. 59119 Pratap Nagar – Chhota Udepur Passenger cancelled till further advise.
36. Train No. 59118 Chhota Udepur – Pratap Nagar Passenger cancelled till further advise.
37. Train No. 59121 Pratap Nagar – Chhota Udepur Passenger cancelled till further advise.
38. Train No. 59120 Chhota Udepur – Pratap Nagar Passenger cancelled till further advise.

Partial Cancellation of Trains:

1. Train No. 59050 Viramgam – Valsad Passenger of 1st August, 2019 has been partially cancelled between Anand and Valsad.
2. Train No. 59832 Kota – Vadodara Passenger of 1st August, 2019 has been partially cancelled between Dahod and Vadodara.
3. Train No. 59831 Vadodara- Kota Passenger of 2nd August, 2019 has been partially cancelled between Vadodara and Dahod.

Trains Short Terminated:

1. Train No. 12934 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Express of 1st August, 2019 will be short terminated at Borivali and remain cancelled between Borivali and Mumbai Central.
2. Train No. 12932 Ahmedabad – Mumbai Central Express of 1st August, 2019 will be short terminated at Borivali and remain cancelled between Borivali and Mumbai Central.

Trains Short Originated:

1. Train No. 12933 Mumbai Central- Ahmedabad Express of 1st August, 2019 will short originate from Borivali and remain cancelled between Mumbai Central and Borivali.
2. Train No. 12931 Mumbai Central-Ahmedabad Express of 1st August, 2019 will short originate from Borivali and remain cancelled between Mumbai Central and Borivali.

Trains Diverted:

1. Train No. 11463 Somnath – Jabalpur Express of 1st August, 2019 has been diverted via Anand – Dakor – Godhra.
2. Train No. 11464 Jabalpur – Somnath Express of 1st August, 2019 has been diverted via Godhra – Dakor – Anand.
3. Train No. 19309 Gandhinagar – Indore Express of 1st August, 2019 has been diverted via Anand – Dakor – Godhra.
4. Train No. 19310 Indore – Gandhinagar Express of 1st August, 2019 has been diverted via Godhra – Dakor – Anand.
5. Train No. 19167 Ahmedabad – Varanasi Sabarmati Express of 1st August, 2019 has been diverted via Anand – Dakor – Godhra.
6. Train No. 22969 Okha – Varanasi Express of 1st August, 2019 has been diverted via Anand – Dakor – Godhra.
7. Train No. 19166 Darbhanga – Ahmedabad Sabarmati Express of 31st July, 2019 has been diverted via Godhra – Dakor – Anand.
8. Train No. 12474 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra – Gandhidham Sarvodaya Express of 1st August, 2019 has been diverted via Godhra – Dakor – Anand.

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