Pune, 18th March 2023: The Daund-Manmad railway line of Solapur division is set to undergo necessary technical works related to the doubling of the railway route. As a result, some trains will be affected due to traffic blocks between Belapur-Chitli-Puntamba stations. The changes will result in the cancellation, rescheduling, and re-routing of several trains.
Several trains have been canceled until March 31, including train number 11410 Nizamabad – Pune, train number 11039 Kolhapur – Gondia Maharashtra Express, train number 12114 Nagpur – Pune, train number 17630 Nanded – Pune, and train number 11039 Kolhapur leaving on March 26 – Gondia Maharashtra, among others. Additionally, several other trains scheduled to leave on March 28, such as 12135 Pune – Nagpur Express, 11040 Gondia – Kolhapur, 17629 Pune – Nanded Express, and 12113 Pune – Nagpur, will also remain canceled.
In addition to the canceled trains, the departure time of some trains from Pune has been changed. Train number 02131 Pune-Jabalpur Express leaving Pune on March 20 and 27 will now depart at 15.25 hrs instead of the previously scheduled departure time of 11.30 hrs. Meanwhile, train number 12103 Pune-Lucknow Express leaving Pune on March 21 and 28, train number 22845 Pune-Hatia Express leaving Pune on March 26, and train number 15030 leaving Pune on March 18 and 25 Pune – Gorakhpur Express will all now depart at 15.25 hrs instead of their scheduled departure time of 10.45 hrs.
Furthermore, several trains have been diverted. Train number 12150 Danapur – Pune and 12780 Hazrat Nizamuddin – Vasco Goa Express leaving on March 26 and 27 will run via Manmad – Igatpuri – Panvel – Lonavla, while train number 20658 Hazrat Nizamuddin – Hubli leaving on March 26 will run via Manmad – Igatpuri – Panvel – Lonavala. Train number 11078 Jammu Tawi – Pune Jhelum Express leaving on March 27 will run via Sant Hirdaram Nagar – Ratlam – Vadodara – Vasai Road – Lonavla.
Finally, train number 12130 Howrah – Pune Express leaving Howrah on March 25 and 26 and train number 22846 Hatia – Pune Express leaving on March 26 will run via Nagpur – Ballarshah – Wadi – Secunderabad – Daund. Train number 12221 Pune-Howrah Express leaving Pune on March 27 and train number 12147 Kolhapur-Hazrat Nizamuddin Express leaving Kolhapur will run via Lonavla-Panvel-Kalyan-Manmad.
Passengers are advised to check the updated train schedules and plan their travel accordingly. The railway authority has requested all passengers to cooperate during this period and apologizes for any inconvenience caused.