South Eastern Railway's train movement will be affected between July 30 to August 10 in view of commissioning of third line from Shyamchak to Kharagpur in different spells at Shyamchak, Madpur, Jakpur and Kharagpur.
Cancellation: Nine pairs of Mail/Express trains- 12885/12886 Shalimar-Bhojudih Aranyak Express, 22861/22862 Shalimar-Bankura Rajya Rani Express, 18007/18008 Shalimar-Baripada Simlipal Intercity Express, 22873/22874 Digha-Visakhapatnam Express, 22877/22878 Digha-Puri Express, 12277/12278 Howrah-Puri Shatabdi Express, 22853/22854 Shalimar-Visakhapatnam Express, 22889/22890 Digha-Puri Express and 22201/22202 Sealdah-Puri Duronto Express will remain cancelled on different nominated days during the period from August 2 to August 10.
This apart, 24 Up and Down EMU Locals will remain cancelled on August 2 to August 9 between Howrah-Kharagpur, Howrah-Midnapur and Kharagpur-Hijli.
Short termination: The 12866 Purulia-Howrah Lalmati Express will be short terminated at Kharagpur and will run back as 12865 from Khargpur to Purulia. Hence, the services of 12866/12865 will remain cancelled between Kharagpur-Howrah-Kharagpur.
The 13502 Asansol-Haldia Express will be short terminated at Kharagpur and will run back as 13501 from Kharagpur to Asansol. Hence, the services of 13502/13501 will remain cancelled between Kharagpur-Haldia-Kharagpur.
13506 Asansol-Digha Express will be short terminated at Kharagpur and will run back as 13505 from Kharagpur to Asansol. Hence, the services of 13506/13505 will remain cancelled between Kharagpur-Digha-Kharagpur.
This apart, 58004/58003 Bhadrak-Howrah Passenger, 58012/58014 Chakradharpur/Bokaro Steel City-Howrah Passenger, 58011/58013 Howrah-Chakradharpur/Bokaro Steel City Passenger, 58002 Puri-Santragachi Passenger and 58001 Howrah-Puri Passenger will also be short terminated at Kharagpur and will run back as corresponding Up trains on different nominated days during period from 01/8/2014 to 09/8/2014.
Diversion: 22 long distance Mail/Express Trains (11 Up and 11 Down) will run on diverted route on different days during the above mentioned Non-Interlocking work.
However, to mitigate the hardship of the passengers during the Non-Interlocking period from 02/8/2014 to 09/8/2014, all Up and Down Galloping EMU Locals will stop at all stations between Panskura and Kharagpur. Moreover, all Panskura, Mecheda, Haldia, Amta, Uluberia, Bagnan, Balichak, Shalimar and Digha bound EMU Locals will run as usual.
Commissioning of this 3rd Line will ease out the train operations in the busy Howrah-Kharagpur Section and will improve the punctuality of train service, an SER release today said. UNI PC AKM RD NNNN
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