Rajasthan: Jat agitation affects 24 trains on Delhi route

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jaipur
  • Updated: Feb 23, 2016 15:19 IST
Protesters removed fish plates and clips of rail tracks near Jaghina. (HT photo)

Twenty-four trains on Delhi route in the North Western Railway (NWR) were affected due to the ongoing Jat agitation in Haryana, railway sources said.

Delhi-bound buses of Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation resumed services on Monday. But Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation buses to Agra, Bharatpur and Dholpur did not ply.

According to NWR chief public relations officer Tarun Jain, 12 trains were cancelled on Monday. Six more trains were partially cancelled, while six other trains were diverted.

Jain said the trains cancelled include the Jodhpur-Howrah express, the Bikaner-Merta-Howrah Express, Jaipur-Allahabad Express, Jaipur-Kamakhya Express, Agra Fort-Jaipur Shatabdi Express, Jaipur-Mathura passenger train, Alwar-Mathura passenger, Ajmer-Chandigarh Garib Rath.

He said the trains partially cancelled include the Ahmedabad-Agra Fort and the Rewari-Sriganganagar train.

Jain further said that the diverted trains include the Ahmedabad-Gorakhpur Express and Barmer-Guwahati express, which were diverted via the Jaipur-Sawai Madhopur route.

Jain said three trains — the Jaipur-Agra Fort Shatabdi express, the Agra Fort-Jaipur Shatabdi Express and the Kishanganj-Ajmer Express will remain cancelled on Tuesday.

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