New Delhi: Due to heavy fog, nearly 70 north-bound trains were delayed, while around 30 others were rescheduled on Thursday.
These trains include four Rajdhani express as well.
Rajdhani trains from Kolkata, Sealdah, Bhubaneswar and Patna are among the trains that were three to five hours late, a Northern Railway official said.
Departure of around 30 trains were rescheduled due to bad weather conditions, he said.
List of rescheduled trains
New Delhi-Darbhanga Bihar Sampark Kranti Express
New Delhi-Gaya Mahabodhi Express
New Delhi-Jabalpur Superfast Express
New Delhi-Hyderabad Decan Telangana Express
New Delhi-Howrah Poorva Express
Heavy fog had engulfed the national capital on Thrusday - the first this season - delaying several flights and trains.
Five of the flights were diverted due to poor visibility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport where low visibility procedures were implemented.
"More than 18 flights were delayed due to the sharp drop in runway visibility, forcing the airport authorities to switch to operations under LVP," officials said.
Ealier, in the day, 50 Delhi-bound services from Patna, Ranchi, Howrah, Bhubaneswar and other places were affected due to the thick fog cover.
"The trains were running late between one to three hours," an official said.
The visibility was recorded at 800 metres at 5:30 AM, which dropped to 200 metres three hours later.
The relative humidity was recorded at 98 per cent.
"This is the season's first fog cover...the skies are expected to remain clear during the day and the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 28 degrees Celsius," the official said.
The minimum temperature was recorded at 11 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.