The wash-out due to heavy rains on July 11 flooded the railway tracks and roads between several routes. It has led to train cancellations and delays, and the authorities have closed the rail tracks.
Bhupendra Patel, Gujarat Chief Minister, assessed Gujarat’s monsoon situation as he travelled from Rajkot to Gandhinagar. He also took stock of the National and State Disaster Management teams responsible for rescue and relief.
Furthermore, the authorities have blocked 388 roads in Gujarat. Emergency response teams have evacuated 3,000 people from flood-prone regions of the state.
As per the initial information, airlines at the Ahmedabad airport have postponed their three flights for two and a half hours. Moreover, they diverted two flights and cancelled one.
There has been a heavy wash-out on the tracks between the Chandod-Ekta Nagar section at KM 45/3-4 near LC 4. In addition, a similar situation arose on the rail tracks between Bodeli and Pavi in the Pratapnagar-Chhota Udaipur section.
Here’s a list of the cancelled trains on July 11.
- 09108 Ekta Nagar-Pratapnagar Passenger Express
- 09110 Ekta Nagar -Pratapnagar Passenger Express
- 09109 Pratapnagar-Ekta Nagar Passenger Express
- 09113 Pratapnagar-Ektanagar Passenger Express
Further, the 02947 Ahmedabad-Ektanagar Jan Shatabdi Express is on brief termination. However, it will run only from Dahboi to Ektanagar.