A five-metre portion of a tunnel wall at Pernem in Goa collapsed early on Thursday as a result of heavy rain. Numerous trains on the Konkan Railway route needed to be diverted through Londa in neighbouring Karnataka, an official stated.
No one has been injured and work to revive the monitor is underway, Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL) spokesman Baban Ghatge stated.
The visitors on this part has been suspended till additional recommendation, KRCL officers advised the media. Hence, trains within the part have been diverted through Londa, Mr Ghatge stated, including that no practice has been cancelled.
The trains, which have been diverted embody Ernakulam-Hazrat Nizamuddin Superfast Special Express, Thiruvananthapuram Central Lokmanya Tilak Special Express, Thiruvananthapuram Central Rajdhani Special Express, Hazrat Nizamuddin Ernakulam Superfast Special Express and Lokmanya Tilak Thiruvananthapuram Central.
Goa is seeing incessant rain because the final 5 days and a few low mendacity areas have been going through a flood-like state of affairs.