Ranchi: Jharkhand police and railways on Saturday decided to jointly look after rail safety even as several trains in Jharkhand have either been cancelled or diverted in the wake of train accident.
"Detailed discussions on safeguarding railway tracks
and safety of passengers have been held. The railways and the
state police will jointly assist each other in this regard,"
senior railway official, who attended a meeting convened by
the state police chief, Neyaz Ahmed, said.
The railways have cancelled or diverted several trains
under Dhanbad, Ranchi and Chakradharpur rail divisions.
"Passenger trains from Jharkhand passing through
Kharagpur-Tata and Kharagpur-Adra during nights have been
cancelled while routes of some express trains have been
diverted for the time being," the railway official said.
Dhanbad Railway Division suspended seven trains June
2 in Central Industrial Chord (CIC) under Dhanbad rail
division in Jharkhand, a senior official said here on Saturday.
The cancelled trains are; Palamau Express,
Barkakana-Patna Express, Gomo-Barwadih passenger,
Barwadhi-Gomo passenger, Gomo-Dehri-on-Sone passenger,
Barkakana-Gomo passenger and Gomo-Barkakana passenger train,
division`s Puplic Relations Officer Amrendra Das said.