Dense fog hampers train movement

Dense fog over parts of North India hampered train movement today, with scores of trains bound for Delhi arriving several hours behind schedule.

New Delhi: Dense fog over parts of North
India hampered train movement today, with scores of trains
bound for Delhi arriving several hours behind schedule and
departure timings of some being revised.

The worst affected were the trains coming from the
Eastern states, with Bhubaneswar Rajdhani running late by 15
hours. The train has been rescheduled to leave at 7 am
tomorrow.

Other trains such as Mahananda Express, Farakka Express,
Jaliwanlalabagh Express and Jansadharan Express were running
late by over 20 hours, said a Northern Railway spokesperson.
Railways have cancelled over 30 trains since the first of
this month in view of the prevailing foggy weather conditions.

Passengers have been advised to check latest status of
their train dialing the railway enquiry no. 139 or visit the
Railways website or New Delhi fog helpline no. 011-23747110.

PTI

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