Trains to resume from today, next block for 90 days to start from November 10

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Trains to resume from today, next block for 90 days to start from November 10

Wednesday, 23 October 2019 | PNS | DEHRADUN

Most of the trains cancelled during the construction of double line at Laksar-Haridwar section, to interlock and non-interlock the lines, will resume from Tuesday.

Dehradun additional station superintendent Sitaram Sonkar said that the train 19020 Dehradun Express (Dehradun to Bandra Terminus) will start taking passengers from Wednesday.

It will reach Dehradun Railway station by Tuesday night. Secondly, train number 54,342 Dehradun-Saharanpur Passenger, will stay cancelled till November 5 as per the original schedule. 

About the block of 90 days that has recently received permit, he said for the yard remodelling project they have received permission for, trains are to be cancelled to and from Dehradun railway station from November 10 to February 2020.

According to sources, the duration for the 90 days block can get reduced due to political pressure; however as of now the block stays.

As per the proposed cancellation of trains, 32 trains are in the list of full cancellation, 12 will be short terminated and 10 will be short originated.

Sources stated that it is possible, trains such as Shatabdi Express and Janta Express may stay operational upto Harrawala railway station situated on the outskirts of Dehradun city. For the construction work of double line at Laksar-Haridwar section, 12 trains for Dehradun Railway station were cancelled from October 13 to 22. Local railway officials said construction was to be completed by Tuesday evening.

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