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Several express trains have also been diverted via the Dumdum Junction-Dankuni route.

Sealdah local train services hit as Eastern Railway cancels 50 local trains

  • Altogether, the Eastern Railway has cancelled at least 318 suburban EMU trains in the Sealdah section
  • Non-interlock work in connection with commissioning of automatic signalling system is going on between Ichhapur and Naihati stations

KOLKATA : The Eastern Railway has announced the cancellation of 50 local trains every day between February 10 and 15 in the Main section of the Sealdah division, including Sealdah-Naihati and Sealdah-Kalyani locals, due to automation work of the signalling system. On 9 February, at least 12 suburban trains were cancelled while on February 16, six trains would not be able to run on schedule.

The Eastern Railway has announced the cancellation of 50 local trains every day between February 10 and 15 in the Main section of the Sealdah division, including Sealdah-Naihati and Sealdah-Kalyani locals, due to automation work of the signalling system. On 9 February, at least 12 suburban trains were cancelled while on February 16, six trains would not be able to run on schedule.

Several express trains have also been diverted via the Dumdum Junction-Dankuni route. These trains will now stop at Dakshineswar and Dankuni stations, the Eastern Railway official said.

Several express trains have also been diverted via the Dumdum Junction-Dankuni route. These trains will now stop at Dakshineswar and Dankuni stations, the Eastern Railway official said.

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Among the trains that have been diverted are Kolkata- Sitamarhi-Kolkata Express, Sealdah-Ballia-Sealdah Express, Kolkata-Patna-Kolkata Express, Gour Express and Gangasagar Express.

Altogether, the Eastern Railway has cancelled at least 318 suburban EMU trains in the section during the period. It has also announced diversion of several express trains owing to the signalling up-gradation works between Ichhapur and Naihati stations.

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