SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SER TRAIN SERVICES AFFECTED DUE TO BREAKING OF PANTOGRAPH
IN HOWRAH YARD
Kolkata, 15th March, 2021:
SER train service was disrupted due to breaking of pantograph of 02703 Howrah-Secunderabad Special at Howrah Yard at 08.45 hrs today morning (15.03.2021). As a result, movement of trains over Up main line was affected from Platform No 21-23. A Tower Car was sent to the site for repairing of the pantograph immediately and the train entangled was worked out by Diesel traction upto Santragachi.
As a consequence of this incident, the following trains were cancelled/short terminated :-
Cancellation of Trains
·38415 Howrah-Panskura Local
·38426 Panskura-Howrah Local
·38419 Howrah-Panskura Local
·38430 Panskura-Howrah Local
Short Termination of Trains at Santragachi
·38204 Bagnan-Howrah local
·38908 Amta-Howrah Local
·38910 Amta-Howrah Local
As a result, there was a temporary bunching of EMU Locals heading towards Howrah station.
02703 Howrah-Secunderabad Special left the site at 11.34 hrs.