Main disruption in practice companies after chook will get entangled in overhead electrical energy cable in Bengaluru


Greater than 20 trains failed to depart KSR Railway Station on time whereas trains coming from different locations to Bengaluru had been delayed by a number of hours

Greater than 20 trains failed to depart KSR Railway Station on time whereas trains coming from different locations to Bengaluru had been delayed by a number of hours

Tons of of practice passengers had been stranded at Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station and different stations throughout Bengaluru as greater than 20 trains couldn’t depart on schedule early March 9 morning owing to a disruption in electrical energy provide. Many trains scheduled to reach in Bengaluru from different locations had been additionally held up and took hours to succeed in Yeshwantpur, KSR Bengaluru, Cantonment and different stations. 

South Western Railway (SWR) officers attributed the disruption in energy provide to a chook that bought entangled in an overhead electrical energy cable round 5.10 a.m. This resulted within the grounding of an electrical change.

A chook bought entangled in an overhead electrical energy cable leading to grounding of an electrical change, which triggered disruption in railway companies at KSR Railway Station in Bengaluru on March 9, 2022.
| Picture Credit score: The Hindu

“Electrical energy provide failed on the KSR Bengaluru-Yelahanka line leading to detention of round 20 trains, together with these operated on lengthy distance routes,” mentioned Aneesh Hegde, Chief PRO of SWR.

Among the many trains detained had been Bengaluru–Chennai Shatabdi Categorical (practice quantity 12028) and Lalbagh Categorical (12608). 

‘Prepare operating 4 hours late’

Workplace-goers who use practice companies on the Bengaluru-Mysuru and Bengaluru-Whitefield strains had been inconvenienced. Many passengers vented their ire on social media demanding a correct response from SWR. 

“Mysuru super-fast categorical 12785 is railgadi or bailgadi? It was greater than three hours late and nonetheless stopped at Yelahanka station. Why are you losing individuals’s time?” mentioned one commuter on Twitter. 

One other commuter, Srikanth Tumma, mentioned that his practice from Kacheguda to Mysuru was operating 4 hours late and was held up at Yelahanka. 

In a Twitter publish, Sunil Patra mentioned that the practice he was travelling in halted for one hour at every station after coming into Bengaluru. Ravi S., who travelled from Karwar to Bengaluru, mentioned that the practice stopped for a couple of hour exterior Bengaluru.

“What’s using paying for a premium ticket in Rajdhani Categorical if it will get delayed for greater than two hours.” requested one other passenger on Twitter. 

Mr. Hegde mentioned that SWR managed to revive the facility provide by 8 a.m. “On a few of the routes, we operated diesel locos. Prepare companies on Bengaluru-Mysuru and Bengaluru-Jolarpettai routes had been restored by 9 a.m., however not on the Bengaluru-Dharmavaram line,” he added. 



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