Guwahati: The North East Frontier Railway has cancelled short-terminated, diverted and regulated some trains from Thursday due to construction work on the new broad gauge line between New Coochbehar and Golakganj stations.
NF Railway Chief Public Relations Officer S Hajong said that the changed have been made from Nov 3 to Nov 11 due to non-interlocking work at New Coochbehar and Golakgunj for the planned commissioning of the new broad gauge line between New Coochbehar and Golakganj.
Trains to be cancelled comprise New Jalpaiguri-Bongaigaon-New Jalpaiguri Passenger, New Jalpaiguri-Bamanhat Passenger, Bamanhat-New Jalpaiguri Passenger, and New Jalpaiguri-Alipurduar Junction-New Jalpaiguri Intercity Express.
The trains to be diverted or short-terminated include Sealdah-New Coochbehar Uttarbanga Express which will be diverted to run via New Jalpaiguri-Siliguri Junction up to Alipurduar Jn rather than its original route via New Jalpaiguri – RaninagarJalpaiguri up to New Coochbehar and will terminate at Alipurduar Jn.
The trains expected to be regulated at various stations during that period comprise Delhi-Dibrugarh Brahmaputra Mail, Howrah-Dibrugarh Kamrup Express, Dibrugarh-Chennai Egmore Express leaving Dibrugarh, Lalgarh-Guwahati Avadh Assam Express and Barmer/Bikaner-Guwahati Express.