The Eastern Railways on Tuesday cancelled at least 10 special trains on the routes of New Jalpaiguri, Sealdah, Puri, Kolkata, Haldibari, Silghat and Balughat till further notice due to “poor patronisation” amid the Covid-19 situation in India.
It must be noted that last month the Eastern Railway had cancelled around 16 trains operating on the routes between Howrah, Ranchi, Dhanbad, Kolkata and others.
As per the press release issued by the Eastern Railway, Sealdah-New Jalpaiguri Special will remain cancelled from May 20, New Jalpaiguri-Sealdah Special from May 21, Sealdah-Puri Special from May 9, Puri-Sealdah Special and Kolkata-Haldibari Special from May 20.
Here is the full list of trains cancelled by Eastern Railway
|S. No.||Train No.||Train Name||To Be Cancelled From|
|1||02343||Sealdah-New Jalpaiguri Special||May-20|
|2||02344||New Jalpaiguri-Sealdah Special||May-21|
Recently the Indian Railways has also cancelled over 60 trains till 21 May due to the Cyclone Taukate.