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Train Services Disrupted After Crack Spotted on Tracks Near Malda Town Station

Locals stopped a goods train this morning after finding the 3-ft-long crack on the UP line used by trains going to New Jalpaiguri from Howrah, railway officials said.

Published: 14th December 2014 03:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th December 2014 03:30 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

MALDA: Train services were disrupted for nearly an hour on Malda-New Jalpaiguri section today after local residents spotted a crack on the railway tracks near Malda Town station, officials said.

Locals stopped a goods train this morning after finding the 3-ft-long crack on the UP line used by trains going to New Jalpaiguri from Howrah, railway officials said.

Long-distance trains using the UP line were stopped at various stations after the villagers brought the crack to the notice of railway officials at Malda Town station.

The tracks were repaired and New Jalpaiguri-bound trains resumed journey after nearly an hour, officials said.



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