• Download mobile app
23 Feb 2024, Edition - 3146, Friday

Trending Now

  • Just wait and watch on the number of allies that are going to break off DMK: AIADMK leader EPS
  • BJP MLA Vanathi Srinivasan ‘s office gets ISO Certificate, in a first in TN
  • They said it is difficult to get me into politics, it is even more difficult to get me out : MNM Kamal Hassan
  • We shall enhance Kashmir’s beauty as a tourist destination so much that tourists will never think of Switzerland: PM Modi

Coimbatore

Passengers of heritage train stranded as landslide occurs at three places on track

Covai Post Network

Image credit : Illustrative image

Share

Coimbatore : Nearly 150 passengers of Heritage Nilgiris Mountain Rail (MTR) were stranded in the middle of their journey for over two hours on Friday, following stoppage of the services due to landslides that occured between Kallar and Hillgrove stations.

The train, which left Mettupalayam station at 7.10 AM, had to be stopped after Kallar, following landslide on track at three places between Aderley and Hillgrove station, railway sources said.

Rescue team rushed to the area and managed to remove the loose mud and also boulders from the track and train proceeded its onward journey around 9.45 AM, with weekend tourists heaving a sigh of relief, they said.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER