SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
DISRUPTION OF TRAIN SERVICES DUE TO PUBLIC AGITATION
Kolkata, 1stMarch, 2022:
Train services in Howrah-Kharagpur Section of South Eastern Railway have been affected due to agitation by a group of people at Nalpur Station since 06:25 hrs today morning blocking Dn, Up and Middle Lines.
As a result of this agitation, 06(six) Up and06(six) Dn EMU locals have been cancelled in Howrah-Kharagpur-Midnapur Section of SER. Apart from this, a number ofEMU Locals were also detained at different stations during the agitation.
Moreover, 06(six) Up Mail/Express trains viz. 12883 Santragachi-Purulia Rupasi Bangla Express, 12021 Howrah-Barbil Jan Shatabdi Express, 12871 Howrah-Titlagarh Ispat Express, 12857 Howrah-Digha Tamralipta Express, 12885 Shalimar-Bhojudih Aranyak Express and 12703 Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma Express were detained at different stations enroute.
07(seven) Down Mail/Express trains viz. 18410 Puri- Shalimar Sri Jagannath Express, 12515 Secunderabad-Guwahati Express, 15022 Gorakhpur-Shalimar Express, 12814 Tatanagar-Howrah Steel Express, 12842 Chennai-Shalimar Coromondal Express, 12828 Purulia-Howrah Superfast Express and 22818 Mysuru-Howrah Express also got detained due to the agitation.
In addition to that, 12022 Barbil – Howrah Janshatabdi Express has been rescheduled to leave Barbil at 14.35 hrs instead of 12.55 hrs today (01.03.2022).
After withdrawal of the agitation at about 09:05 hrs, the normal train services have resumed.