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Rail services suspended due to fault in line, fog

india Updated: Jan 27, 2010 23:42 IST

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Railway services remained crippled for over four hours due to some major electric fault near Asawati railway station in the outskirts of Delhi in the early hours of Wednesday.

Sources said railway traffic was suspended due to fault in the overhead electric line near Asawati.

Nine local trains, running between Mathura and Delhi, Palwal and Delhi, etc. were delayed besides a number of long distance trains.

“The fault in overhead electric line occurred at 4 am near Asawati and the same was restored at 7.45 am,” said Anand Swaroop, chief public relations officer, Northern Railways.

“Train services were affected by the fault. Fog also contributed to delays,” said D.D. Singhal, station superintendent, Faridabad station.