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COVID-19 impact: Indian Railways cancels 18 more trains in North East Zone

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The Indian Railways cancelled another batch of 18 special trains including 13 special trains in the Howrah division due to track maintenance.

COVID-19 impact: Indian Railways cancels 18 more trains in North East Zone

The Indian Railways cancelled another batch of 18 special trains including 13 special trains in the Howrah division due to track maintenance. The trains in the NorthEast region have been cancelled due to lower numbers of passengers following the lockdown in several states.

Indian Railways, on May 9, announced the cancellation of 28 pairs (total of 56) trains that included Rajdhani, Shatabdi and Vande Bharat Express among others due to low occupancy. In the month of April, Indian Railways cancelled 40 trains amid the rise of COVID-19 cases in the second wave.
The cancelled trains list constitutes of trains ranging from Inter-City specials, Express specials, Passenger specials and DEMU specials. All these trains cancelled are under the North East region. The trains have been cancelled between May 13 and May 18 due to track maintenance.

Here is the full list of cancelled trains with effect from May 12.

 
  • Train Number 05467 Intercity special from Siliguri to Bamanhat cancelled with effect from May 13
  • Train Number 05468 Intercity special from Bamanhat to Siliguri Junction cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 05811 Express special from Dhubri to Guwahati cancelled with effect from May 13
  • Train Number 05812 Express special from Guwahati to Dhubri cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 05767 Intercity special from Siliguri Junction to Alipurduar Junction cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 05768 Intercity special from Alipurduar Junction to Siliguri Junction cancelled with effect from May 13
  • Train Number 05719 Intercity special from Katihar to Siliguri Junction cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 05720 Intercity special from Siliguri Junction to Katihar cancelled with effect from May 13
  • Train Number 05749 Passenger special from New Jalpaiguri to Haldibari cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 05750 Passenger special from Haldibari to New Jalpaiguri cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 05751 Passenger special from New Jalpaiguri to Haldibari cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 05752 Passenger special from Haldibari to New Jalpaiguri cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 05815 Intercity special from Guwahati to Dekargaon cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 05816 Intercity special from Dekargaon to Guwahati cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 07541 Intercity special from Siliguri to Dhubri cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 07542 Intercity special from Dhubri to Siliguri Junction cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 07525 DEMU special from Siliguri Junction to New Bongaigaon cancelled with effect from May 12
  • Train Number 07526 DEMU special from New Bongaigaon to Siliguri Junction cancelled with effect from May 13
  • List of trains cancelled due to track maintenance
  • Train Number 05960 Express Special from Dibrugarh Town to Howrah Junction journey commencing on May 14, May 15
  • Train Number 05959 Express Special from Howrah Junction to Dibrugarh Town journey commencing on May 16
  • Train Number 05961 Express Special from Howrah Junction to Dibrugarh Town journey commencing on May 17
  • Train Number 03033 Express Special from Howrah Junction to Katihar journey commencing from May 13 to May 17
  • Train Number 03034 Express Special from Katihar to Howrah Junction journey commencing from May 14 to May 18
  • Train Number 03141 Express Special from Sealdah to New Alipurduar journey commencing from May 13 to May 17
  • Train Number 03142 Express Special from New Alipurduar to Sealdah journey commencing from May 14 to May 18
  • Train Number 03163 Express Special from Sealdah to Saharsa Junction journey commencing from May 14 to May 17
  • Train Number 03164 Express Special from Saharsa Junction to Sealdah journey commencing from May 15 to May 18
  • Train Number 03145 Express Special from Kolkata to Radhikapur journey commencing from May 14 to May 17
  • Train Number 03146 Express Special from Radhikapur to Kolkata journey commencing from May 15 to May 18
  • Train Number 03063 Express Special from Howrah Junction to Balurghat journey commencing on May 13, May 14, May 17
  • Train Number 03064 Express Special from Balurghat to Howrah Junction journey commencing on May 13, May 14, May 17