In the wake of rising cases of coronavirus in the country and low occupancy, the Indian Railways has cancelled 31 more pairs of special train services from May 12.
Out of 31 pairs, 18 special train services has been discontinued due to poor patronization until further notice while 13 more trains have been cancelled due to track maintenance work in Howrah division. These trains were operating on the routes between West Bengal, Assam and Bihar.
Due to poor patronization the following train services will be fully cancelled until further advice.
|S. No.||Train No.||From||To||With Effect From|
|1||05467 Inter City Special||Siliguri||Bamanhat||13-05-2021|
|2||05468 Inter City Special||Bamanhat||Siliguri Jn.||12-5-2021|
|3||05811 Express Special||Dhubri||Guwahati||13-05-2021|
|4||05812 Express Special||Guwahati||Dhubri||12-5-2021|
|5||05767 Inter City Special||Siliguri Jn.||Alipurduar jn.||12-5-2021|
|6||05768 Inter City Special||Alipurduar Jn.||Siliguri Jn.||13-05-2021|
|7||05719 Inter City Special||Katihar||Siliguri Jn.||12-5-2021|
|8||05720 Inter City Special||Siliguri Jn.||Katihar||13-05-2021|
|9||05749 Passenger Spl.||New Jalpaiguri||Haldibari||12-5-2021|
|10||05750 Passenger Spl.||Haldibari||New Jalpaiguri||12-5-2021|
|11||05751 Passenger Spl.||New Jalpaiguri||Haldibari||12-5-2021|
|12||05752 Passenger Spl.||Haldibari||New Jalpaiguri||12-5-2021|
|13||05815 Inter City Special||Guwahati||Dekargaon||12-5-2021|
|14||05816 Inter City Special||Dekargaon||Guwahati||12-5-2021|
|15||07541 Inter City Special||Siliguri||Dhubri||12-5-2021|
|16||07542 Inter City Special||Dhubri||Siliguri Jn.||12-5-2021|
|17||07525 DEMU Special||Siliguri Jn.||New Bongaigaon||12-5-2021|
|18||07526 DEMU Special||New Bongaigaon||Siliguri Jn.||13-05-2021|
Due to track maintenance work in Howrah Division, the following train services will be fully cancelled as under:
|S. No.||Train No.||From||To||Journey Commence On|
|1||05960 Express Special||Dibrugarh Town||Howrah Jn.||14-05-21, 15-05-21|
|2||05959 Express Special||Howrah Jn.||Dibrugarh Town||16-05-21|
|3||05961 Express Special||Howrah Jn.||Dibrugarh Town||17-05-21|
|4||03033 Express Special||Howrah Jn.||Katihar||13-05-21 to 17-05-21|
|5||03034 Express Special||Katihar||Howrah Jn.||14-05-21 to 18-05-21|
|6||03141 Express Special||Sealdah||New Alipurduar||13-05-21 to 17-05-21|
|7||03142 Express Special||New Alipurduar||Sealdah||14-05-21 to 18-05-21|
|8||03163 Express Special||Sealdah||Saharsa Jn||14-05-21 to 17-05-21|
|9||03164 Express Special||Saharsa Jn.||Sealdah||15-05-21 to 18-05-21|
|10||03145 Express Special||Kolkata||Radhikapur||14-05-21 to 17-05-21|
|11||03146 Express Special||Radhikapur||Kolkata||15-05-21 to 18-05-21|
|12||03063 Express Special||Howrah Jn.||Balurghat||13th,14th &17th May 21|
|13||03064 Express Special||Balurghat||Howrah Jn.||13th,14th &17th May 21|
It is worth mentioning that various railway networks in recent weeks have cancelled trains due to poor patronization.
Last week eastern Eastern Railways decided to discontinue 16 trains from May 7 due to poor patronization. In a tweet, Eastern Railway has requested passengers to plan their journey accordingly and has regretted the Inconvenience.