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Kalinga Utkal Express train to resume operations on Tuesday 3 days after fateful accident

Kalinga Utkal Express train would resume services from Puri on Tuesday and from Haridwar on August 25 after remaining cancelled for a day due to derailment near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh.


By   |  Updated On : August 21, 2017 08:03 PM
3 days after deadly accident, Kalinga Utkal Express train to resume operations on Tuesday

3 days after deadly accident, Kalinga Utkal Express train to resume operations on Tuesday

Bhubaneswar :  

Kalinga Utkal Express train would resume services from Puri on Tuesday and from Haridwar on August 25 after remaining cancelled for a day due to derailment near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh.

It has been decided to restore the services of 18477/18478 Puri-Haridwar-Puri Kalinga Utkal Express from Puri on Tuesday and from Haridwar on August 25, a release from East Coast Railway (ECoR) said in Bhubaneswar on Monday. 

Due to derailment of Utkal Express at Muzaffarnagar on August 19, it was decided to cancel the services of this train for one day each from Puri and Haridwar respectively, it said.

The train will run as per the composition, timings and stoppages scheduled for this train.

Utkal Express derailed near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar district on Saturday evening, killing 22 people and injuring 156 others.

Also read: Utkal Express accident: Initial probe reveals 'track was under construction', officials suspended, transferred, sent on leave

First Published: Monday, August 21, 2017 07:42 PM


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