45 trains cancelled, 16 running late due to fog

The foggy weather continued to disrupt train operations on Saturday in the northern region with cancellation of 45 trains and 16 Delhi-bound trains being delayed.

PTI| Last Updated: Jan 09, 2016, 15:56 PM IST

New Delhi: The foggy weather continued to disrupt train operations on Saturday in the northern region with cancellation of 45 trains and 16 Delhi-bound trains being delayed.

While Vaishali Express, Shane-e-Punjab, UP Sampark Kranti Express, Swatantra Senani Express, Malwa Express were among 45 train that remained cancelled, departure timing of North East Express, Simanchal Express and Mahananda Express were rescheduled by Northern Railway due the fog.

 

According to Northern Railway spokesperson, New Delhi-Dehradun-New Delhi Janshatabdi Express train, which was earlier cancelled on every Wednesday and Sunday from January 8 to February 28 during foggy season, has now been restored to run as per its original schedule and will not be considered cancelled as announced earlier.

Owing to fog, 16 trains were running late by several hours including Poorva Express for seven hours, Gomti by five hours, Garib Rath by four hours and Vikramshila Express was behind the schedule for three hours.