As the cyclone Phailin has crossed Odisha,
railways and port operations in the state have been resumed in the coastal areas of the state on October 13. East Coast Railways, which resumed most of the train services after a gap of two days, will shortly restart freight loading operations as well.
Even the Paradip Port, which had suspended vessel operations since October 11, has also re-started operations on October 13.
Train operations in the port have started, the Port authorities said.The two-day disruption of the East Coast Railways will have a potential revenue loss of about Rs 100 crore for the zone, according to back-of-the envelop calculations. Paradip Port has not yet made any assessment of financial loss.
And official release stated that due to cyclone Phailin, train services in Howrah-Visakhapatnam section of the East Coast Railway were disrupted and cancelled on October 12 and 13.