Swelling Yamuna affects services of over 50 trains

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 20:54

New Delhi: Services of over 50 trains were affected due to rising water level in the Yamuna, with Northern Railway suspending train movement on the old bridge from Wednesday.

The movement of trains over the Yamuna bridge between Delhi and Shahadara has been suspended from 12 noon till further notice, a senior Northern Railway official said, adding that "however, EMU local trains are being allowed to run as per schedule."
While Shamli passenger train and Saharanpur-Farukhnagar Express have been cancelled, services of 15 trains were short terminated due to the flood situation.
Northern Railway has diverted about 38 trains, including Kalka Mail, Tata-Amritsar-Jammu Tawi Express and Haridwar- Ajmer Express, because of rising water level in the Yamuna.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 20:54

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