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Eight trains cancelled; 7 diverted

The flash flood has forced the Northeast Frontier Railway to cancel eight trains. It has further diverted seven others on Thursday. According to NRF, the track restoration work is in progress in the affected Goalpara and Dhubri.

NF Railway has cancelled the 55805/55804 New Bongaigaon-Guwahati-New Bongaigaon passenger train, 05818 Dhubri-Alipurduar special, 55608 Silghat Town-Guwahati passenger, 55604 Mairabari-Guwahati passenger, while the 55611 Fakiragram-Kamakhya passenger train between New Bongaigaon and Kamakhya.

Three other trains are 15471/15472 Alipurduar-Kamakhya- Alipurduar Intercity Express, 15460/15470 Alipurduar-Lumding-Alipurduar Intercity Express and 55810/55809 Guwahati-New Bongaigaon-Guwahati passenger.

NF Railway is running two passenger special trains between New Bongaigaon-Goalpara Town and Guwahati-Chaygaon from Thursday till September 30 to facilitate travel of flood-affected people as well as restoration work.

Railway tracks have been breached at 16 places in the New Bongaigaon-Goalpara-Kamakhya section of Rangiya division due to massive flood in the last few days. Track restoration work is also going on between Aujuri-Sonuabari in Lumding division.

 

 

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