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A collision occurred between Kantakapalle and Alamanda railway stations on Sunday, resulting in the deaths of at least six people and the cancellation or short termination of several other trains.

The Rayagada Passenger Special train rear-ended the Visakhapatnam-Palasa Passenger Express, causing multiple coaches to derail, according to official sources. Top Railway Ministry officials stated that the driver of the colliding train missed the signal, resulting in a rear-end collision. The official said, “He crossed the red signal… The local train at the front was moving at a very low speed, almost crawling.”

The following trains have been either cancelled, short-terminated, or diverted:

Cancelled:
– Train No. 08527 – Visakhapatnam Passenger leaving Raipur on October 30
– Train No. 08528 Visakhapatnam- Raipur Passenger leaving Visakhapatnam on October 30
– The train No. 08527 Raipur-Visakhapatnam passenger leaving Raipur on October 30
– Train No. 08528 Visakhapatnam-Raipur Passenger leaving Visakhapatnam on October 30
– Palasa-Visakhapatnam Special from Palasa on October 30
– Visakhapatnam- Express from Visakhapatnam on October 29
– Palasa-Visakhapatnam Special from Palasa on October 29
– Visakhapatnam-Paradeep Express from Visakhapatnam on October 29
– Paradeep-Visakhapatnam Express from Paradeep on October 30
– Korba-Visakhapatnam Express from Korba on October 30
– Rayagada-Visakhapatnam Passenger from Rayagada on October 30
– -Visakhapatnam Special from Vizianagaram on October 30
– Visakhapatnam-Gunupur Special from Visakhapatnam on October 30
– Gunupur-Visakhapatnam Special from Gunupur on October 30

Short-terminated:
– Train No. 20809 Sambalpur-Nanded leaving Sambalpur is short terminated at Vizianagaram and return from Vizianagaram to Sambalpur.
– Train No.17479 Puri-Tirupati Express leaving Puri is short terminated at Balugaon and will return back to Puri
– Train No. 07468 Viasakhapatnam-Vizianagaram leaving Visakhapatnam is short terminated at Pendurti and returned back.
– Train No. 11019 CST -Bhubaneswar Konark Express leaving CST is short terminated at Visakhapatnam
– Train No. 11020 Bhubaneswar-CST Mumbai Short originating at Visakhapatnam to CST Mumbai.
– Puri- Express from Puri will run up to Palasa and will return back as Passenger Special to Puri.
– Yesvantpur-Puri Express from Yesvantpur will run up to Visakhapatnam and will remain cancelled from Visakhapatnam to Puri.
– Tirupati-Bhubaneswar Express from Tirupati will run up to Visakhapatnam and will remain cancelled from Visakhapatnam to Bhubaneswar.

Diverted:
The following trains will run via a diverted route via Titlagarh-Raipur-Nagpur-Bllarsha- instead of regular Visakhapatanm-Vijayawada route:
– Train No. 03357 Baruni-Coimbatore Special Express leaving Barauni
– Train No. 18189 Tata-Ernakulam Express leaving Tata
– Train No. 11020 Bhubaneswar-CST Mumbai-Konark Express leaving Bhubaneswar
– Train No. 12703 Howrah-Secundrabad Falknuma Express leaving Howrah
– Train No. 12245 Howrah-SVM Benguluru Duranto Express leaving Howrah

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