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BVL/Bikkavolu (2 PFs)
బిక్కవోలు     बिककवोलु

Track: Double Electric-Line

Type of Station: Regular
Number of Platforms: 2
Number of Halting Trains: 11
Number of Originating Trains: 0
Number of Terminating Trains: 0
Bikkavolu, East Godavari District
State: Andhra Pradesh
Elevation: 19 m above sea level
Zone: SCR/South Central
Division: Vijayawada
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Oct 30 2013 (04:25)  Train, bus services hit in North Andhra (newindianexpress.com)
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Oct 30 2013 (6:37AM)
Station Tag: Warangal/WL added by moderator**/12

Oct 30 2013 (6:36AM)
Station Tag: Vijayawada Junction/BZA added by moderator**/12

Oct 30 2013 (6:36AM)
Train Tag: Falaknuma SF Express/12703 added by moderator**/12
Station Tag: Annavaram/ANV added by moderator**/12

Oct 30 2013 (6:36AM)
Station Tag: Bikkavolu/BVL added by moderator**/12

Oct 30 2013 (6:36AM)
Train Tag: Machilipatnam-Visakhapatnam Passenger/57229 added by moderator**/12

Oct 30 2013 (6:35AM)
Train Tag: Godavari SF Express/12728 added by moderator**/12
Station Tag: Pithapuram/PAP added by moderator**/12

Oct 30 2013 (6:32AM)
Train Tag: Yesvantpur-Howrah SF Express/12864 added by moderator**/12
Station Tag: Visakhapatnam Junction/VSKP added by moderator**/12

Posted by: rdb*^  126975 news posts
On Sunday, the display board at the Visakhapatnam Railway Station, which informed that the Yesvantpur-Howrah Express would be ‘Indefinitely Late’, sums up the state of transportation in the rain- battered north coastal Andhra region.
At several places on the stretch between Rajahmundry and Ichchapuram, railway tracks were inundated with one to three feet deep flood water leading to cancellation of almost all passenger and over six express trains.
The trains that were operational were delayed by not less than two hours and a few were delayed by over 14 hours as authorities stopped
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them to avoid untoward incidents.
The Prashanthi Express was stopped at Tadepalligudem for over three hours, the Visakhapatnam-bound Godavari Express was halted at Pithapuram, and Machilipatnam-Visakhapatnam passenger was stopped at Bikkavolu in East Godavari district. Falaknuma was stopped at Annavaram.
The information on the display board was updated every hour and so were the details about the delay. When asked about it, officials said that they could not be accurate about timings in situations like this as the train might be stopped till it is not considered safe to go ahead.
Vexed by such vague information, a few passengers rushed to the station superintendent’s office in the hope of getting additional information, but in vain. The station superintendent’s office was bustling with activity as passengers and officials were already in the cabin.
Swami, was waiting at the station for three hours to board a train to Vijayawada.
“I have a personal emergency and need to reach Vijayawada by night. As I got to know that even buses are not running, I will wait here till night to try my luck,” he said.
Equally interrupted was the road transportation in this region as the torrential rain either battered the roads or inundated them. The road connectivity between Andhra and Odisha has been completely suspended as the roads were washed away.
Most of the buses, both long distance and short distance, were cancelled till evening due to submerged roads.
An engineering student, Ganesh, was hoping to reach home before Diwali. “All trains to Warangal got cancelled. There is no information whether they would be operational tomorrow. I am unsure about whether buses will be able to wade through the flood water.” Ganesh too had decided to wait at the railway station till night.
Like Ganesh and Swami, scores of other passengers, stationed themselves in front of the display boards with the hope of reading the message that the train they have been waiting for has arrived.
Railway authorities tried to handle the situation with an Emergency Service Centre, an information desk to answer queries regarding the rescheduling or cancellation of trains.
However, officials at the desk were surrounded by a mob of people grappling with each other. With innumerable queries spanning from, “Will the train to Bhubaneswar be operational tomorrow?” to “Is there any alternative route to reach Warangal?” the officials either ended up nodding or not answering.
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