SER increases trains on Narayangarh-Bakhrabad section

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Kolkata, Jul 9 (UNI) After mobilising every possible resources, South Eastern Railway (SER) has successfully increased the movement of trains on flood-affected Narayangarh-Bakhrabad section.

An SER release here today informed that a stretch of 6.5 kms between Narayangarh and Bakhrabad was made functional and three pairs of trains were introduced on affected section since July 03.

In addition services between Contai road-Puri-Keonjhar were already introduced during the week, it added.

The embankment of this line was washed away following heavy rains and flash floods in the Keleghai river, severly disrupting traffic on Khragpur-Bhadrak line, the release said.

It further informed that the situation was being monitored regularly since the area was experiencing incessant rains.

However, further strengthening of track has been completed on the section.

Some of the important trains which would be restored on the normal route include 2421/22, 2443/44 Rajdhani express, 2839/40 Howrah-Chennai mail, 8409/10 Howrah-Puri Sri Jagannath express, 2509/10 Guwahati- Banglore express, 2507/08 Ernakulam express and 8477/78 Puri Haridwar Utkal express.


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