Seven trains cancelled till June 2

Dhanbad: Seven trains have been cancelled till June 2 in the Central Industrial Chord (CIC) section under the Dhanbad rail division in Jharkhand following the train disaster in West Bengal which left around 100 dead.

A senior rail official said today 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 the authorities will also cut short the journey of 628 Barkakana-Mughulsarai passenger at Barwadih and the 324 Barwadih-Chunar passenger at Choupan for one week, Das added.

The steps were taken to avoid night journey in the Maoist pockets.