The railway service on Lumding-Badarpur section has been disrupted due to incessant rains for the last few days. Landslide repair work is in full swing to normalise rail services.
The landslide occurred at Lumding Badarpur section on Monday morning. Due to heavy rainfall, the hill water streams of washed away the base of railway track. The incident takes place at 57 km between Lumding and Mupa section. The incident damaged about 250 meters of the railway track near Mupa station in Dim Hasao district. As a result, all types of rail services are closed at Lumding Badarpur section.
Meanwhile, Chennai-Jiribam Shramik Special Train has been blocked at Mupa Station. On the other hand, the Agartala Anand Bihar Rajdhani Express train has been returned from Badarpur station.
On the other hand, a major landslide has been reported between Hufflong and Migrendisa on Wednesday. Another major landslide has been reported near Daotuhaja railway station of Dima Hasao district in NC Hill. This has disrupted rail communication with Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.