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:
New Delhi: 01123342954/01123341074