Cancelled in anticipation of fog, trains back on track
The trains, which were cancelled earlier in anticipation of foggy conditions in the month of January and February, have been restored with effect from January 15.punjab Updated: Jan 14, 2016 12:02 IST
The trains, which were cancelled earlier in anticipation of foggy conditions in the month of January and February, have been restored with effect from January 15.
The Ambala division of northern railways on Wednesday issued a circular stating that the trains including Duronto, Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Jan Shatabdi will now run as per their previous schedules.
The restoration schedule came after the Ambala division had sent a proposal to the railway headquarters requesting them not to cancel the trains, especially Shatabdi Express considering the clear weather conditions.
The restored trains include: Kalka Shatabdi Express (12005) (12006) (12011) (12012), Amritsar Shatabdi (12013), Dehradun Shatabdi (12017) and (12018), Swarna Shatabdi (12029) and (12030), Ludhiana Shatabdi (12037 and 12038), Chandigarh Shatabdi (12045 and 12046), Howrah-Amritsar Janshatabdi (12053 and 12054), NDLS-NDLM Janshatabdi (12057 and 12058) and Jammu Rajdhani (12425 and 12426). Other restored trains are: BSB-Jat Express (Varanasi to Jammu Tavi) (12237 and 1238), Kalka mail which runs between Kalka and Howrah (12311 and 12312), Puja express between Ajmer and Jammu Tavi (12413 and 12414), Amritsar Mail (13005 and 13006), Delhi-Ambala Express (14521 and 14522) and UMB-KLK Link Express (22925 and 22926). The Kalka-Shatabdi Express, Amritsar Shatabdi, Dehradun Shatabdi, BSB-Jat Express, Kalka Mail, Puja Express, NDLS Jan Shatabdi, Jammu-Rajdhani Express trains will be running daily from January 15 onwards; while Swarna Shatabdi, Chandigarh Shatabdi and Howrah-Amritsar Janshatabdi will run for six days a week and Ludhiana shatabdi will run for five days a week.
Ambala division had released a schedule in December 2015 cancelling as many as 21 trains.
The cancellation of trains was causing inconvenience to passengers. The new restoration schedule will be in effect from January 15 till February 29.