Andhra Pradesh: High alert in AP with Secunderabad incident .. Visakhapatnam railway station closure

Railway officials were alerted by the harassment created by the protesters at the Secunderabad railway station (Secunderabad) against the fire project. The riots in Telangana were alerted to prevent them from spreading to the neighboring state of Andhra Pradesh. Precautions are taken to prevent untoward incidents. As part of this, a key decision was taken to close the Visakhapatnam Railway Station. It was revealed that the station was closing till 12 noon. Announced to allow anyone into the station. Barricades were set up near the railway station to prevent passengers from entering. The railway station was recently closed as part of precautionary measures while tickets were allowed inside till 7 am. With this decision, all trains coming from Vijayawada will be diverted from Duvvada and Howda from Kottavalasa, railway officials said. CP Srikanth himself is overseeing the security affairs of Visakhapatnam.

Authorities have stopped several trains at Duvvada, Kottavalasa and Anakapalli stations following the closure of Visakhapatnam railway station. The Visakhapatnam-Godavari Express, Kachiguda-Visakha Express, Secunderabad-Visakha Garibrath, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Visakha and Kadapa-Visakha Thirumala Express will be stopped at Duvvada. The Digha-Visakha Express will be stopped at Kottavalasa, officials said. Machilipatnam-Visakha Express, Kakinada-Visakha and Tirupati-Visakha double-decker trains will be stopped at Anakapalle, railway officials said.

However, normalcy prevailed at the Secunderabad railway station, which was flooded with worries. Several agitators were taken into custody by the police. Evacuated from the railway station. Police took control of the station at around 7pm and restored the trains. Train traffic was halted for about 9 hours. Police, CRPF and RPF forces were heavily deployed in the station premises to prevent any untoward incidents.

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