Bhubaneswar: The Railways today decided to either cancel or partially cancel services of some trains in view of complete shutdown in West Bengal in August. Stoppages of some trains were withdrawn as well due to the shutdown restrictions.
The Railways advised passengers of such trains to be prepared accordingly.
Due to the complete Lockdown in West Bengal on August 20, 21 and 27 the services of following trains will be affected:
CANCELLATION OF TRAINS:
A. 02245 Howrah-Yesvantpur Duronto Special leaving from Howrah on August 21, 2020 will remain cancelled.
B. 02246 Yesvantpur-Howrah Duronto Special leaving from Yesvantpur on August 20, 2020 will remain cancelled.
C. 02201 Sealdah-Bhubaneswar Duronto Special leaving from Sealdah will remain cancelled on August 21, 28 and 31.
D. 02202 Bhubaneswar-Sealdah Duronto Special leaving from Bhubaneswar will remain cancelled on August 22, 29 & September 1, 2020.
E. 02074/02073 Bhubaneswar-Howrah-Bhubaneswar Jan Shatabdi Special on August 20, 21 and 27 August will remain cancelled from both Bhubaneswar & Howrah directions.
PARTIAL CANCELLATION OF TRAINS:
A. 02704 Secunderabad-Howrah Falaknuma Special Express leaving from Secunderabad on August 19, 20 and 26 will be terminated at Bhubaneswar and will not go up to Howrah.
B. 02703 Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma Special Express will start from Bhubaneswar instead of Howrah on August 20, 21 & 27 and will be cancelled from Howrah to Bhubaneswar on the same day.
WITHDRAWAL OF STOPPAGES:
A. 02801 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Special Purusottam Express leaving from Bhubaneswar and 02802 New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Special Purusottam Express leaving from New Delhi on August 19, 20 and 26, 2020 will not have stoppage at Purulia and Hijli from both the directions.
B. 02823 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Special Rajdhani Express leaving from Bhubaneswar on August 20, 21, 27 and 02824 New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Special Rajdhani Express leaving from New Delhi on August 19, 20 and 26 will not have stoppages at Hijli Station from both the directions.