Konkan rail services hit by landslide

Published: Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 18:49 [IST]
 
Landslide hits Konkan rail services

Panaji, Aug 18: Following a landslide near Ratnagiri in Maharashtra train services on the Goa-Mumbai Konkan railway route were disrupted on Wednesday, Aug 18.

According to Baban Ghatge, spokesman of Konkan Railway, several trains have been halted on both sides of Ratnagiri, about 150 km from here.

"The landslide occurred in the early hours. We are trying our best to remove the debris from the tracks so that rail traffic can resume," Ghatge latter added.

The Konkan route stretches from Mumbai to Thiruvananthapuram and connects the states on the country's western coastline.

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