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Mettuplayam Ooty Train Cancelled

Mettuplayam-Ooty-Train-CancelledUpdated by : Travel2ooty on November/05/2023

IRCTC Cancels Mettuplayam to Ooty Train Service for Tomorrow Due to Heavy Rain and Landslide on Track


In a significant disruption to the Mettuplayam to Ooty train route, services have been suspended due to severe heavy rain and a landslide that have impacted the railway track. This cancellation, which is being done by IRCTC, will affect travel plans for tomorrow.


In a series of unfortunate events, continuous heavy rainfall in the region has saturated the soil and triggered a landslide, leading to significant damage along the train track near Mettuplayam. The impact of the landslide has not only caused track deformation but also created a precarious situation, making it unsafe for train operations in the area.


The safety and well-being of passengers and railway personnel remain of paramount concern. As a precautionary measure, IRCTC has taken the decision to cancel train services between Mettuplayam and Ooty for tomorrow. This action is aimed at preventing any potential accidents or harm to travelers.


Efforts are already underway as engineers and workers have been dispatched to the site to assess the damage, clear debris, and restore the track to its safe and operational condition. However, the extent of the damage and the timeline for full track restoration remain uncertain, as they depend on the prevailing weather conditions.


Passengers who had reservations for the Mettuplayam to Ooty train for tomorrow are advised to make alternative travel arrangements, and they can contact IRCTC for assistance in rescheduling or refunds.


This unfortunate incident underscores the challenges of maintaining railway services in areas prone to landslides and heavy rain, especially during the monsoon season. Safety remains the top priority, and passengers are urged to exercise caution and stay informed about the situation while IRCTC works diligently to resolve the issue.


Our thoughts go out to those affected by this disruption, and we hope for a prompt and secure restoration of the Mettuplayam to Ooty train service for tomorrow as soon as conditions permit. We will continue to provide updates as the situation evolves.