Trains running late on Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram sector after crack on track

Friday, Sep 23, 2016,12:24 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kollam | Trains on the Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram sector are running late after a crack was detected on the railway Track at Punnamoodu railway gate near Varkala Friday morning.

Following this one-way traffic to Thiruvananthapuram was affected.

After the crack was found, many trains including Thiruvananthapuram-Kollam passenger were held up in Varkkala. After temporary repair of the broken track, trains were allowed to pass through in reduced speed.

Currently, trains are running in 30 km/hr speed in this sector.

Only after the maintenance work is completed by the railway engineering department, the trains will be running in full speed, railway authorities said.