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Jamshedpur: 14 trains travelling via Tatanagar cancelled due to heavy rain


Jamshedpur, July 30: In view of incessant rain since Thursday in the district and water logging in different yards South Eastern Railway ( SER)  have been cancelled, short originated and short terminated several trains traveling through Tatanagar.

Those trains that were cancellation are 02096 Howrah-CSMT(Mumbai) Special scheduled to leave Howrah at 05.45 hrs on 30.07.2021, 02517 Howrah-Titlagarh Special scheduled to leave Howrah at 6.35hrs on 30.07.2021, 08011 Howrah-Adra-Chakradharpur/ Bokaro Steel City Special scheduled to leave Howrah at 00.05hrs on 30.07.2021, 02245 Howrah-Yesvantpur Special scheduled to leave Howrah at 10.50 hrs on 30.07.2021, 02073 Howrah-Bhubaneswar Special scheduled to leave Howrah at 13.25hrs on 30.07.2021 and 08014/08012 Bokaro Steel City/ Chakradharpur-Howrah Special on 30.07.2021

While 02260 Howrah-Mumbai(CSMT) Special scheduled to leave Howrah at 14.05hrs on 30.07.2021 will short originate from Santragachi at 14.45 hrs instead of Howrah

“In view of heavy rain followed by water logging on the railway tracks, trains were cancelled today,” said an official circular issued by SER.

An extra counter was opened at Tatanagar railway station for facilitating passengers to cancel their tickets and get back necessary refunds. Movement of as many as  three trains from Mumbai including Howrah-bound Mumbai Mail was affected.

Moreover, Mumbai rains have not only made life dejected there but in the city members of Marathi community are also worried a lot. Meanwhile, passengers traveling to other places in Maharashtra are facing harrowing times. Due to cancellation of trains they have no choice left to travel to other places. Due to this, the rush in other trains has increased so much that the authorities have issued a no-room for trains.

 An official of Tatanagar railway station said that they got information from Garden Reach headquarters of South Eastern Railway ( SER) regarding cancellation, late running and rescheduling of trains. ” Railway has been badly hit due to the heavy rains in Howrah and Mumbai for the last couple of days. It has led to disruption in movement of trains in the Mumbai-Howrah route,” he said.

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