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Travelers please take note! Railways canceled more than 700 trains due to heavy rains, know your route

New Delhi : Floods continue to wreak havoc in North India due to heavy rains. In many states, people are facing the problem of heavy water logging. Due to this, not only the general life has become completely disturbed, the traffic system of rail and road has also been completely disrupted. Roads have been filled with water up to several feet, so the tracks of the railway tracks are also not untouched by this. Due to heavy rains in Uttarakhand, the Chardham Yatra has been put on hold once again. On the other hand, there is also news that Indian Railways has canceled the operation of more than 700 mail, express and passenger trains due to water logging on railway tracks due to heavy rains.

Services of 1100 trains affected due to water logging on tracks

According to a report in news agency Bhasha, more than 300 mail and express trains and 406 passenger trains were canceled by the Indian Railways between July 7 and July 15 due to water-logging on the tracks after heavy rains in the last few days. Is. He said that the services of more than 600 mail and express trains and 500 passenger trains were affected due to water-logging on the tracks.

100 trains stopped midway due to heavy rain

It rained continuously for three days from Saturday in North West India. ‘Heavy to very heavy’ rainfall was recorded in many areas of Jammu-Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Because of this, the water level in the rivers and drains increased and the infrastructure was damaged on a large scale. Essential services were also affected in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Punjab. Indian Railways officials said that the Northern Railway, which operates services in this area, canceled about 300 mail and express trains. 100 trains were stopped midway and 191 others were diverted. A total of 67 trains started from other places instead of the scheduled destinations.

Northern Railway canceled 406 trains due to waterlogging

Indian Railway officials said that due to heavy water-logging, Northern Railway also canceled 406 passenger trains, 28 trains were diverted, 54 trains were stopped midway and 56 trains started from other places instead of the scheduled destination. According to a Northern Railway statement, train services were affected on Ambala, Delhi, Firozpur and Moradabad divisions due to incessant rains and inclement weather in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. For the guidance of passengers, ‘Help Desk’ has been arranged at all major railway stations.

Refunds being made for tickets

According to the statement of Northern Railway, Indian Railways is alerting passengers by making regular announcements regarding cancellation of trains, cancellation before scheduled destination, change of route, commencement of journey at the affected stations. Along with this, additional ‘counters’ have been opened at various places in Northern Railway to provide ticket information and money refund to the passengers. Officials said that railway staff have been deployed to provide information regarding waterlogging and the situation is being regularly monitored.

Flood continues to wreak havoc in Punjab-Haryana

The floods of Punjab-Haryana continue to wreak havoc. Along with this, rapid relief work continued in the flood-affected areas of these two states, where the havoc of the rains has disrupted life. Due to improvement in the weather in the last three days, the officials of both the states have stepped up the relief work. 14 districts in Punjab and seven in Haryana have been affected. According to government data, the death toll has risen to 21 with six more deaths due to rain-related incidents in Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday, including 10 in Haryana. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann also took stock of the situation in some of the affected areas. Amid allegations and counter-allegations over rising Yamuna level in Delhi due to release of water from Hathinikund barrage, Haryana Education Minister Kanwar Pal said that not releasing excess water from the barrage could cause more damage.

Traffic affected due to rise in Yamuna water level in Delhi

Due to the increase in the water level of the Yamuna river in Delhi, a water-logging situation has arisen on the ITO road. People are facing problems. Apart from this, due to the increase in the water level of Yamuna, flood-like situation persists in many areas of the national capital Delhi. Yamuna water has reached the roads at many places, due to which people have to face difficulties in movement. Waterlogging continues near Rajghat due to increase in the water level of Yamuna river. There is a flood-like situation in the area.

Harshita

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