No casualties were reported in the incident.

Thiruvananthapuram-Mangalore express derails near Kochi 12 coaches off-trackManoramaonline.com
news Train Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 08:49

Twelve coaches of Thiruvananthapuram- Mangalore express derailed in the wee hours Sunday near Karukutty station, around 45 kms from Kochi, Southern Railway said.

No casualties were reported in the incident.

The incident took place around 2.30 am when the 16347 express train derailed between Aluva and Karukutty stations in Ernakulam district after leaving from Thiruvanathapuram at 8.40 pm on Saturday, a Southern Railway spokesman said.

Following the incident, buses and local trains were arranged to ferry the stranded passengers to Kochi and Thrissur.

Traffic on both the lines of the route is affected due to the derailment and six to 10 hours are expected to complete the repair works of the damaged tracks on Ernakulam-Thrissur route, he said.

Some local trains connecting major stations of Kerala have been cancelled because of the derailment.

Over 21 trains have been cancelled following the accident. Some trains face partial cancellation and some others have been diverted or rescheduled.

1.      Train No.56352 Ernakulam-Shoranur Passenger  

2.      Train No.56361 Shoranur-Ernakulam Passenger

3.      Train No.56379 Ernakulam-Alapuzha Passenger  

4.      Train No.56384 Alapuzha-Ernakulam Passenger  

5.      Train No.56376 Ernakulam-Guruvayoor Passenger  

6.      Train No.56603 Thrissur-Kozhikode Passenger  

7.      Train No.56370 Ernakulam-Guruvayoor Passenger  

8.      Train No.56371 Guruvayoor- Ernakulam Passenger  

9.      Train No.56365 Punalur-Guruvayoor Passenger  

10.  Train No.56366 Guruvayoor- Punalur Passenger  

11.  Train No.56373 Guruvayoor- Thrissur Passenger  

12.  Train No.56374 Thrissur- Guruvayoor Passenger  

13.  Train No.56375 Guruvayoor- Ernakulam Passenger  

14.  Train No.56043 Guruvayoor- Thrissur Passenger  

15.  Train No.56044 Thrissur- Guruvayoor Passenger  

16.  Train No.16305 Ernakulam-Kannur Inter City Express  

17.  Train No.16308 Kannur-Alapuzha Inter City Express on 29/8/16

18.  Train No.16307 Alapuzha- Kannur Inter City Express on 29/8/16

19.  Train No.16306 Kannur-Ernakulam Inter City Express on 30/8/16

20.  Train No.16341 Guruvayoor-Thiruvananthapuram Express  

21.  Train No.16342 Thiruvananthapuram- Guruvayoor Express  

 

PARTIAL CANCELLATION

 

1.      The service of Train No.16343 / 16349 Thiruvananthapuram-Palakkad Town / Nilambur Amritha/Rajyarani Link express will be partially cancelled between Ernakulam Town and Palakkad Jn(Pollachi Jn)/Nilambur Road on 28/8/16

2.      The service of Train No.16605 Mangaluru-Nagercoil Eranad express will be partially cancelled between Ernakulam Jn and Mangaluru Central on 28/8/16

3.      The service of Train No.12075 Kozhikode-Thiruvananthapuram Janshatabdi express will be partially cancelled between Kozhikode and Ernakulam Jn on 28/8/16

4.      The service of Train No.16301 Shoranur-Thiruvananthapuram Venad express will be partially cancelled between Shoranur and Ernakulam Jn on 28/8/16

5.      The service of Train No.16649 Mangaluru- Nagercoil Parasuram Express will be partially cancelled between Mangaluru Central and  Ernakulam Town on 28/8/16

 

 DIVERSION OF TRAIN SERVICES

 

1.      Train No.12512 Thiruvananthapuram-Gorakhpur Rapthisagar Tri-weekly express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16

2.      Train No.17229 Thiruvananthapuram-Hyderabad Sabari express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16

3.      Train No.16382 Kanyakumari-Mumbai CST express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16

4.      Train No.16525 Kanyakumari-Bengaluru express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16

5.      Train No.13352 Alapuzha-Dhanbad Tatanagar express will be diverted via Tirunelveli on 28/8/16

 

 RESCHEDULING OF TRAIN SERVICES

 

1.      Train No.16346 Thiruvananthapuram-Lokmanya Tilak Netravathi Express will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on delayed timings on 28/8/16

2.      Train No.12625 Thiruvananthapuram-New Delhi Kerala Express will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on delayed timings on 28/8/16

3.      Train No.12515 Thiruvananthapuram-Guwahati Express will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on delayed timings on 28/8/16

4.      Train No.12202 Kochuveli-Lokmanya Tilak Garibrath bi-weekly Express will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on delayed timings on 28/8/16

5.      Train No.19261 Kochuveli-Porbandar Express will leave Thiruvananthapuram Central on delayed timings on 28/8/16

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