Agneepath Motion | Visakhapatnam railway station remained closed; Trains from Vizag prone to resume by night


16 trains which have been both arriving at Visakhapatnam Junction or originating from or passing by way of Visakhapatnam have been cancelled.

16 trains which have been both arriving at Visakhapatnam Junction or originating from or passing by way of Visakhapatnam have been cancelled.

Visakhapatnam railway station remained closed for passengers until Saturday afternoon. The choice was taken in view of intelligence inputs about the potential for destruction of railway property as a part of the Agneepath motion.

Though it was mentioned that passengers can be allowed to enter the station until midday, but it surely didn’t occur. The reopening of the station is prone to take a number of extra hours. Nonetheless, the officers have introduced that the 12727 Visakhapatnam-Hyderabad Godavari Categorical will begin at its scheduled time at 5.20 pm on Saturday.

Police personnel together with Civil, Authorities Railway Police (GRP) and Railway Safety Power (RPF) have been deployed on the station.

Where anti-Agneepath protests have been held till 18 June 2022.

The place anti-Agneepath protests have been held until 18 June 2022.

A number of passengers going to the railway station have been left stranded on the footpath exterior the station with their baggage. The police didn’t permit motor autos, together with RTC buses and autorickshaws, to go wherever close to the station.

Not less than 16 trains which have been both arriving at Visakhapatnam Junction or originating from or passing by way of Visakhapatnam have been cancelled. A complete of 13 trains will run on the divert route. Trains arriving at Visakhapatnam Junction have been quick terminated at Anakapalli, Duvvada and Kothavalasa stations.

Railway officers are mentioned to have appealed to the RTC officers to rearrange particular buses from Anakapalli, Duvvada and Kothavalasa to ferry the stranded passengers to their locations.

“Many passengers, who obtained down at Duvvada railway station with their baggage within the morning, discovered it tough to hold their baggage attributable to lack of lifts and escalators at Duvvada.

“Nonetheless, the involved authorities organized RTC buses and a number of other buses have been accessible from Duvvada station to the town and Vizianagaram and the passengers have been proud of the association,” mentioned Duvvada Railway Customers Affiliation secretary Ok. Ishwar, who was on the railway station since morning, instructed this correspondent.



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