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Railways make arrangements for stranded passengers

kolkata Updated: Jul 05, 2010 15:26 IST

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Food stalls were kept open at major railway stations and essentials were supplied by the Eastern Railway (ER) on trains stranded due to the Bharat bandh on Monday.

Supervisors, inspectors and officers were deployed in advance at major stations to assist passengers of detained trains, ER officials said.

"Arrangements have been made to supply water and power in stranded trains," they said, adding, medical booths were opened at the old and new complexes of the Howrah station with Railway doctors and para-medics on duty.

CPI(M) supporters distributed food and drinking water to passengers in stranded trains at Agarpara railway station in North 24 Parganas.