Freight trains not running, clarifies railways

Freight trains not running, clarifies railways

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Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, October 29

The Railways today categorically refuted reports that the freight movement had been resumed in the state and 97 goods trains had arrived or departed on Wednesday, the power production further dipped with non-availability of coal at thermal plants.

Northern Railway Ferozepur Division Additional Divisional Railway Manager Sukhwinder Singh said the goods train traffic in the state remained suspended and no fresh decision in this regard had been taken.

He said the discussion on resumption of goods train movement, which remains suspended due to farmers’ agitation – were continuing at various levels but no final decision had been taken. “Railways, in any case, are prepared and the movement of goods trains would be resumed immediately as and when decided by the headquarters,” he asserted.

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