Smog: 7 Trains Cancelled, 16 Rescheduled

Smog: 7 Trains Cancelled, 16 Rescheduled

Poor visibility due to thick blanket of smog all over the region wreaked havoc on the rail traffic and passengers were made to suffer after seven trains were cancelled, 16 rescheduled. Most of the long-route trains missed their schedule. Railway platforms witnessed heavy rush of passengers, especially during the morning hours as one New Delhi-bound Intercity Express and another New Delhi-Jalandhar Intercity Express trains were cancelled and most of other trains, including elite Shatabdi Express, were running late from one to five hours.Rail traffic on the trunk route of Amritsar-Ludhiana-New Delhi was worst affected as in addition to cancellation of two intercity express trains, most other trains, including 12030 Amritsar-New Delhi Shatabdi Express (3.40 hrs), 12037 New Delhi-Ludhiana Shatabdi Express (1 hr), 12029 New Delhi-Amritsar Swarn Shatabdi Express (5.55 hrs), 12459 New Delhi-Amritsar Intercity Express (4.35 hrs), 14682 Jalandhar-New Delhi Intercity Express (4.50 hrs) and 12014 Amritsar-New Delhi Shatabdi Express (3.15 hrs), were running way behind schedule. Read More…

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