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Tatanagar: SER cancels 7 trains due to infrastructure development projects

Jamshedpur, June 25: South Eastern Railway’s Kolkata-based headquarters has notified the cancellation of several trains that run under its jurisdiction due to infrastructure development work in various railway sections. On June 29 and July 6, the Santragachi-Hazur Sahib Nanded Express will remain cancelled from Santragachi.

12767 the Hazur Sahib Nanded-Santragachi Express will remain cancelled from Hazur Sahib Nanded on June 27 and July 7. 22170 the Santragachi-Rani Kamlapati Express will remain cancelled from Santragachi on June 30 and July 7. 22169 Rani Kamlapati-Santragachi Express will remain cancelled from Rani Kamlapati on June 29 and July 6. Hatia-LTT Express will continue to be cancelled from Hatia on June 24 and 25, as well as on July 1, 2, and 8.

The 12811 LTT-Hatia Express will remain cancelled by LTT on June 26 and 27. The train will also remain cancelled on July 3, 4 and 10. The 08861 Gondia-Jharsuguda Passenger Special will remain cancelled from Gondia on July 8, while the 08862 Jharsuguda-Gondia Passenger Special will remain cancelled from Jharsuguda from  June 25 to July 9.

Officials at Tatanagar railway station said that a prior announcement will be made for the cancellation of the passenger trains as well as a few changes in the schedule of other trains running in the Chakradharpur division. They said those who had booked their tickets on the express trains in advance would get a full refund for the cancellation of the trains.

” We are going to inform passengers so that they can plan their trip accordingly,” said an official at the commercial wing of Tatanagar railway station.

  The Tatanagar station assumes importance because it is located on the Howrah-Mumbai main route. Several important trains travel via Tatanagar, including the high-profile Rajdhani Express and Duronto Express. Before COVID-19, the station used to see a daily traffic of 90 mail, express, and passenger trains, besides a footfall of more than 60,000 passengers.  

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