Goa Pernem tunnel restored normal train route resumes

    Panaji, Sep 16 (PTI) The Konkan Railway on Wednesday
said the restoration work of Goa's Pernem tunnel, which was
affected by a landslide last month, has been completed and
trains have started taking the normal route.
    Trains on the Konkan Railway route were diverted since
August 6, after a landslide in the tunnel at Pernem in North
Goa district following heavy rains.
    "The restoration work of Pernem tunnel at Km 384/6-7
between Madure and Pernem stations of Karwar region is
successfully completed. The track fit certificate was issued
at 2200 hrs on September 15 and traffic is restored," a
spokesman of the Konkan Railway Corporation Limited said.
    Six trains which were either diverted via Madgaon-
Londa-Miraj-Pune-Panvel or cancelled have been restored to
their original route, he added. PTI RPS

(This story has not been edited by THE WEEK and is auto-generated from PTI)