Konkan railway traffic back on track

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Mangalore , Aug 30: The traffic services on the track of Konkan railway were resumed after 12 hours on Tuesday, August 30 which was affected due to the collapse of a retaining wall at Ratnagiri district, around 225 km south of Mumbai.

Following the incident, some trains on the route were regulated between various stations on Konkan Railway, while some were diverted via Panvel, Pune, Miraj, Londa and vice versa, said a Konkan railway official.

The torrential rain continued to hit since last five days in Konkan region and western ghat.

The landslide had left many people stranded who were returning back to their native places from Mumbai to celebrate 10 day long Ganeshotsav from Tuesday.

The Konkan Railway has also been operating special trains to handle the festive rush from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) in Mumbai to Madgao (Goa) from August 28.

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