7 pairs of passenger trains to be restored by Ambala division

Two pairs will also halt at Chandigarh Railway Station

7 pairs of passenger trains to be restored by Ambala division

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 9

Ambala division of the Northern Railway has announced the restoration of seven pairs of passenger trains, of which two pairs will also halt at Chandigarh Railway Station, from June 15.

When Covid cases skyrocketed during the second wave, the division started cancelling special trains from April 29. New Delhi-Una Jan Shatabdi (train number 02057/02058) will leave from Chandigarh on June 15 at 7:43 am and will arrive from Delhi in the evening at 7:03 pm.

The second pair of train Rishikesh to Vaishno Devi (train number 04609/04610) will arrive at the station on June 15 at 9:50 pm.

Station Superintendent JP Singh said: “At present, only 10 pairs of passenger trains are plying over the city station. Before the second wave, the city station accommodated 16 pairs of trains. However, before Covid, 35 pairs of trains plied over the station.”

He added: “The booking for the two restored trains has already started. The trains will run on full occupancy.”

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