The Indian Railways recently announced diversion of at least 15 passenger trains, originating from different places, from August 24 to September 6, under the jurisdiction of the East Central Railway. Apart from the diversion, various trains were scheduled to be short-terminated.
The news 2was announced through the official twitter handle of Northern Railways.
According to ECR’s public relations officer (PRO) R K Singh, the step has been taken because of non-interlocking (NI) work to be carried out on the Varanasi-Allahabad section which falls under the North Central Railway (NCR).
“The Gaya-Kiul passenger (53626/53629) has been canceled and the Jamalpur-Gaya passenger (53615) rescheduled at 10.15 am from Jamalpur. The Barauni-Sitamarhi special (07010) has been rescheduled at 8.10 am from Barauni,” ECR’s PRO R K Singh said.
The details of diverted trains & their new routes can be found below:
> Train number 01071 Lokmanya Tilak (T) Varanasi Kamayani Express Special diverted via Prayagraj-Prayagraj Rambagh-Manduvahid-Varanasi route from 19 August to 6 September
> Train number 01072 Varanasi-Lokmanya Tilak (T) Kamayani Express Special diverted via Varanasi-Manduadih-Prayagraj Rambagh-Prayagraj route from 20 August to 7 September.
> Train number 09041 Bandra Terminus-Ghazipur City Express Special diverted via Prayagraj-Prayagraj Rambagh-Manduadih-Varanasi-Varanasi-City route on 4 September.
> Train number 09042 Ghazipur City-Bandra Terminus Express Special diverted via Varanasi city-Varanasi-Manduadih-Prayagraj Rambagh-Prayagraj route on 6 September.
> Train number 02233 Ghazipur City-Anand Vihar Terminal Express Special diverted via Prayagraj-Prayagraj Rambagh-Manduadih-Varanasi-Varanasi-City route on 5 September.
> Train number 02234 Anand Vihar Terminal-Ghazipur City Express Special diverted via Varanasi-City-Varanasi-Manduadih-Prayagraj Rambagh-Prayagraj route on 4 September.
> Train number 02381 Howrah Jn.- New Delhi Purva Express Special diverted via Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Jn.-Chunar-Mirzapur-Prayagraj route on 3 September.
> Train number 02382 New Delhi-Howrah Jn. Poorva Express Special diverted via Prayagraj-Mirzapur-Chunar-Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Jn.- on 4 September.