Durgapur: A landslide in between Kulti and Sitarampur station that cut off Howrah-New Delhi chord line on Friday morning. All trains are stopped in this train route. Train services totally disrupted.
According to sources, rains in West Bengal affected train services cutting off connectivity between Kulti and Sitapur station. Trains like Shatabdi stopped at Durgapur station.
The landslides occurred between 7.00 am and 10.00 am on Friday morning. As a result, train services running over the affected section has been suspended.
Earlier, train services at Howrah and Sealdah stations were also affected due to water logging at low lying tracks and traffic on most of the highways was affected paralyzing supplies of essentials due to havoc rains.