Weather vagaries: Nine trains cancelled

Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, January 21

There seems to be no relief in sight for rail passengers from vagaries of weather. The Railways announced cancellation of nine trains for the day. Two pairs of trains remained partially cancelled, one was rescheduled and another was diverted via an alternative route. Around 18 trains were running late.

It was officially stated that 13006 Amritsar-Howrah Mail, 13151/52 Kolkata-Jammu Tawi-Kolkata Sealdah Express, 14617/18 Banmankhi-Amritsar-Banmankhi Jansewa Express, 14631/32 Dehradun-Amritsar-Dehradun Express, 14674 Amritsar-Jaynagar Shaheed Exp and 19416 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra-Ahmedabad Express trains were cancelled for the day.

Two pairs of trains, 12053/54 Haridwar-Amritsar-Haridwar Janshatabdi Express (between Haridwar and Saharnpur) and 14609/10 Rishikesh-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra-Rishikesh Hemkunt Express (between Rishikesh and Haridwar) were partially cancelled. The 12716 Amritsar-Nanded Sachkhand Express was rescheduled by 1.05 hrs and 12355 Patna-Jammu Tawi Archana Express was diverted via the alternative route between Varanasi and Lucknow.

Trains running late

n 5 to 8 hrs: 18101 Tatanagar-Jammu Tawi Muri Express, 15655 Kamakhya-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Express.

n 2 to 5 hrs: 15707 Katihar-Amritsar Amrapali Express, 12919 Dr Ambedkar Nagar-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Malwa Express, 11057 CST (Mumbai)-Amritsar Dadar Express, 22445 Kanpur-Amritsar Superfast Express, 12715 Nanded-Amritsar Sachkhand Express.

n Up to 2 hrs: 12471 Bandra Taeminus-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Swaraj Express, 13049 Howrah-Amritsar Express, 13307 Dhanbad-Ferozepur Ganga Sutlej Express, 12413 Ajmer-Jammu Tawi Pooja Express, 12587 Gorakhpur-Jammu Tawi Amarnath Express, 12716 Amritsar-Nanded Sachkhand Express, 16031 Chennai-Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra Amdaman Express, 11077 Pune-Jammu Tawi Jhelum Express, 12203 Saharsa-Amritsar Garib Rath.

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