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Jat stir: New Delhi-Chandigarh Shatabdi among cancelled trains

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 21:29

Chandigarh: As the Jat agitation
continues to wreak havoc on the rail traffic in northern
India, Railways on Wednesday cancelled two important trains
connecting the Union Territory with the national Capital.

The morning Shatabdi Express from Kalka/Chandigarh to
New Delhi and the return service from the national capital in
the evening have been cancelled till March 25, when the
situation would be reviewed, a Northern Railway spokesman
said here today.
The Delhi Sarai Rohilla -Chandigarh/Kalka Himalayan
Queen has also been cancelled till March 25. The train
provides a connection to the tourists headed for Shimla in
Himachal Pradesh as passengers arriving by this train board
the narrow gauge train Himalayan Queen from Kalka to Shimla.

The Chandigarh-Allahabad Unchahar Express would remain
cancelled between New Delhi and Chandigarh, he said, adding
that the Delhi Bhatinda Inter City and the Ambala Ganganagar
Inter City Expresses would remain cancelled in both Up and Dn
A number of other mail/express trains running in the
Northern region, including Delhi-Pathankot-Dauladhar-Express,
Jammu-Jaipur-Express (between Delhi and Jaipur), besides
a number of passenger trains from Hissar to various
destinations including Jaipur, Ludhiana, Amritsar, Rewari,
Sirsa and Jakhal would remain cancelled.

Members of the Jat community are protesting for
reservation in government jobs.


First Published: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 21:29
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