Train services disrupted due to flash floods in Assam

In view of flood waters submerging railway tracks at many places in Katihar and Alipurduar divisions of Northeast Frontier Railway, several long distance trains have been cancelled, diverted.

Published: 15th August 2017 09:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th August 2017 09:00 PM   |  A+A-

People walking on the flooded railway tracks at Jokhalabandha in Nagaon district of Assam on Monday. | PTI


GUWAHATI: In view of flood waters submerging railway tracks at many places in Katihar and Alipurduar divisions of Northeast Frontier Railway, several long distance trains have been cancelled, diverted and short terminated,

A press release issued by NFR said, 75730/75729 DEMU between Silghat Town-Guwahati, 15909 AA Express between Dibrigarh-Lalgarh, 15660 Kanchanjungha Express between Agartala-Sealdah, 12378 Padatik Express between New Alipurduar-Sealdah and 13142 Teesta Torsa Express between New Alipurduar-Sealdah were cancelled today.

Besides, 13148 UB Express between New CoochbeharSealdah, 13150 K K Express between Alipurduar Jn-Sealdah, 75708/75707 DEMU between Radhikapur-Siliguri Jn-Radhikapur, 75719/75720 DEMU between Malda court-Siliguri Jn-Malda Court, 55711/55712 Passenger train between Malda Town-New Jalpaiguri-Malda Town, 55715/55716 Passenger train between Katihar-Siliguri Jn-Katihar will also remain cancelled today, the release issued by NFR CPRO Pranav Jyoti Sharma here said.

The other trains cancelled today are 15463/15464 I/C Express between Balurghat-Siliguri Jn-Balurghat, 15719/15720 I/C Express between Katihar-Siliguri Jn-Katihar, 13245 Capital Express between New Jalpaiguri-Rajendranagar, 55743 & 55763 Passenger train between Katihar-Jogbani-Katihar, 12523 Express between New Jalpaiguri-New Delhi, 12364 I/C Express between Haldibari-Kolkata, the release said.

55812/55811 Passenger train between Kamakhya-Dhubri, 22411 AC Express between Naharlagun- New Delhi, 55727/55728 Passenger train between Katihar-Radhikapur- Katihar and 55717/55718 Passenger train between Katihar-Telta-Katihar were also cancelled.

The short termination and short origination of trains today include 12488/12487 Seemanchal Express at Arariya, 13159/ 13160 Kolkata-Jogbani Express at Simraha, 13161/13162 Kolkata-Balurghat Express at Malda Town, 13063/13064 Howrah-Balurghat Express at Buniyadpur, 55733/55734, 55735/55736, 55739/55740, 55741/55742, 55755/55764 Katihar-Jogbani Passenger train at Forbesgunj.

In view of receiving track fit certificate with speed restrictions in Alipurduar-New Coochbehar section the following trains will resume, the release said.

The trains are 55465/55466 Alipurduar Jn-Bamanhat-Alipurduar Jn passenger, 55467/55468 Siliguri Jn-Bamanhat- Siliguri Jn Passenger train and 15771/15772 Alipurduar Jn-Kamakhya-Alipurduar Jn Intercity Express, the release said.


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