Tamil Nadu: Southern Railway Stops Plying of Trains on Pamban Bridge Due to High-Speed Winds


Rameshwaram, December 23: Keeping in mind the safety of the passengers, the Southern Railway Madurai Division has issued a red alert for trains to run on the Pamban Bridge. Due to increased wind speed, Southern Railway has banned trains on Pamban Bridge, according to a release from Madurai Division of Southern Railway. Video: Railway Police save two elderly women from being hit by trains at MP’s Hoshangabad station.

As the wind speed increased in Rameswaram Island yesterday, strong winds started around the Pamban Bridge. As a result, passenger trains from Madurai and Trichy were halted at Ramanathapuram and Chennai express trains could not leave Rameswaram. Uttar Pradesh: Elderly man shot dead by Railway Police constable inside Passenger Train after scuffle at Dudhwa station; Arrested Arrested.

In a test to ensure safety, a train without passengers was sent from Rameswaram through the Pamban bridge this morning. According to the Madurai Division of Southern Railway, the trains will run again after the arrival of train engineers and the test.

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