Indian Railways Cancels These 16 Special Train Services From May 7: See List

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The special train services come under the administration of the Eastern Railways

The Indian Railways authorities cancelled 16 special train services operating on the routes between Howrah, Ranchi, Dhanbad, Kolkata, and few others, due to low occupancy amid the ongoing second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The special train services come under the administration of the Eastern Railways zone – headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal. According to a recent statement issued by Eastern Railways, the railway authorities have discontinued the special trains due to poor patronisation, until further notice. (Also Read: Indian Railways’ Manufacturing Unit Sets Up 100-Bed COVID Care Centre For Patients )
 

Starting from May 7, the following special train services are cancelled up until further advise, according to the Eastern Railways zone. Some of the cancelled train services along with details of train number, routes, frequency are as follows:

  • Train Number 02019 Howrah – Ranchi Special train, operating six days a week except on Sundays, is cancelled
  • Train Number 02339 Howrah – Dhanbad Special train, operating everyday, is cancelled
  • Train Number 03028 Azimganj – Howrah Special train, operating on a daily basis, is cancelled 
  • Train Number 03501 Haldia – Asansol Special train, operating six days a week except on Sundays, is cancelled
  • Train Number 03118 Lalgola – Kolkata Special train, operating on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, is cancelled
  • Train Number 03117 Kolkata – Lalgola Special train, operating on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Sunday, is cancelled





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