Utkal Express derailment: Trains on Meerut line cancelled or diverted till 6 PM

Three train services, including Ambala-Delhi-Ambala Intercity Express and Haridwar-Puri Utkal Kalinga Express, commencing journey tomorrow had cancelled their services yesterday.

Published: 20th August 2017 12:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th August 2017 08:41 AM   |  A+A-

The Express train, coming from Puri, was expected to reach Haridwar at 9 pm. | PTI

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Trains passing through the Meerut line of the Northern Railway have been either cancelled or diverted till 6 pm on Sunday, in the wake of the derailment of the Puri- Haridwar Utkal Kalinga Express near Muzaffarnagar at Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh, a senior railway official said.

According to the last reports, three train services, including Ambala-Delhi-Ambala Intercity Express and Haridwar-Puri Utkal Kalinga Express, commencing journey tomorrow had cancelled their services yesterday.

Apart from this, six other trains, which commenced journey today, have been diverted, the railway ministry said in a statement.

According to the ministry, the 14521/14522 Ambala-Delhi-Ambala Intercity Express, 18478 Haridwar-Puri Utkal Kalinga Express and the 14682 Jalandhar-New Delhi Intercity Express, which will commence journey tomorrow, stood cancelled.

The 18238 Amritsar-Bilaspur Chhatisgarh Express has been diverted via Ambala- Panipat-New Delhi-Hazrat Nizamuddin, it said.

The 12904 Amritsar-Mumbai Central Golden Temple Mail has been diverted via Ambala-Panipat- New Delhi-Hazrat Nizamuddin.

The 14646 Jammu Tawi-Delhi Shalimar Express has been diverted via Ambala-Panipat-Delhi.

The 19326 Amritsar-Indore Express has been diverted via Ambala-Panipat-New Delhi- Hazrat Nizamuddin.

The 04402 Katra-Anand Vihar service has been diverted via Ambala-Panipat-Delhi and will be short terminated at Delhi.

The 24155 Allahabad-Udhampur Express has been terminated via Khurja-Delhi-Panipat-Ambala.

Meanwhile, the railways also issued following helpline numbers:

Delhi: 01123962389/01123967332

New Delhi: 01123342954/01123341074

Nizamuddin: 01124239748

Ghaziabad: 09412715210

Muzaffarnagar: 0131-2433099

Moradabad: 05912420324

Roorkee: 09760534056

Haridwar: 09760534054/01334227477/01334227479/01334227480

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