Railways cancels 29 more trains till Dec 31

Anticipating dense fog in the coming days, Railways on Wednesday decided to cancel 29 more trains till December 31 from tomorrow.

Updated: Dec 21, 2011, 22:31 PM IST

New Delhi: Anticipating dense fog in the
coming days, Railways on Wednesday decided to cancel 29 more trains
till December 31 from tomorrow.

Earlier, the Railways had cancelled over 30 trains from
December 1 for a month, keeping the weather condition in mind.
"Fog is likely to prevail in coming days also. In view of
the safety aspects of passengers, we have decided to fully
cancel 29 trains and partially cancel nine trains from
tomorrow till December 31," a Northern Railway spokesperson
said.

Meanwhile, dense fog continued to hit train operations
with as many as 144 trains being either rescheduled or running
several hours late.

Most of the Rajdhani trains coming from Mumbai, Guwahati,
Bhubaneswar, Bangalore, Howrah and Sealdah are running several
hours late, causing inconvenience to passengers.
While Lucknow Shatabdi train is running 22 hours late,
Jharkhand Sampark Kranti Express is 21 hours behind schedule.
Hirakhand Express and Muri Express are running 24 hours and 22
hours late respectively.

PTI