Anticipating foggy conditions Railways cancel 30 trains for January, February
Apprehending foggy conditions in the winter season, railways has decided to cancel 30 trains, mostly north bound, for 47 days from December 31 this year.
New Delhi: Apprehending foggy conditions in the winter season, railways has decided to cancel 30 trains, mostly north bound, for 47 days from December 31 this year.
"Schedules of total 36 trains would be affected from December 31, 2014 to February 15, 2015. While 30 trains will remain cancelled, four will be partially cancelled and two train would be diverted keeping the foggy weather condition in mind," said a senior Railway Ministry official.
Dibrugarh Rajdhani, Ludhiana Shatabdi and Moga Shatabdi are among 30 trains which will remain cancelled during this period.
Some of the north bound trains coming from Hatia, Sitamarhi, Sharasa, Ludhiana, Sealdah and Howrah will be affected during the winter as heavy fog is expected during the period, said the official.
Trains like Jharkhand Sampark Kranti, Lichhivi Express, Garhwal Express, Ujjaini Express and Mahananda Express are being cancelled.