Cancellation of several suburban trains for installing Automatic Signalling


ST Bureau ; Kolkata ,10 February : Suburban train services in Eastern Railway’s Sealdah Division will be severely disrupted for about a week from today becauseo of the urgent non-interlock work in connection with the commissioning of Automatic Signalling system in the Division.


Expressing sincre regrets for causing tremendous inconveniences to large number of passengers,Eastern Railway Chief Public Relations Manager Sanjay Banerjee told here today that as a result of the urgent but time bound work,the over 100 trains would either be cancelled,short terminated or might run via diverted routes.


The work might continue till the evening of 16 February, he said replying to a query. Among major trains whcih would be cancelled or short terminated during the period were Sealdah – Kalyani Simanta locals,Sealdah – Naihati locals,Kalyani Simanta – Sealdah locals, Naihati – Sealdah locals, Sealdah – Ranaghat locals and Krishnanagar – Sealdah locals.


Among the trains whcih would be short terminated were Sealdah – Naihati locals and Naihati – Budge Budge locals at Barrackpore instead of Naihati,the sources said adding 12 other trains would also be diverted through other routes.