|Rediff India Abroad Home | All the sections|
Eastern Railway services hit by Naxalite bandh
February 27, 2004 15:20 IST
Six long distance trains bound for Howrah and Sealdah were delayed due to the bandh called by the Maoist Communist Centre and People's War in Bihar and Jharkhand.
The trains are the New Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express, Kalka Mail, Jodhpur Express, Mumbai-Howrah Mail (via Allahabad), Jammu-Tawi Sealdah Express and Gwalior-Howrah Chambal Express, the sources said.
Meanwhile, 2301-up Howrah Rajdhani Express, scheduled to leave Howrah at 4.15 pm on Friday, has been cancelled due to non-arrival of the corresponding down train.
However, the 2313-up Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express will run as per schedule today, the sources said.
More reports from West Bengal