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NFR announces train cancellations, diversions, and rescheduling for infrastructure work

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HT Bureau

GUWAHATI, Sept 15: The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to cancel, divert, and reschedule several trains due to upcoming infrastructure developmental works. These changes are necessary to facilitate various infrastructural and safety-related projects.

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Several trains are set to be cancelled in light of the planned works. Train no 15769 (Alipurduar Jn. – Lumding) Intercity Express, train no 15770 (Lumding – Alipurduar Jn.) Intercity Express, train no 15753 (Alipurduar Jn. – Guwahati) Shifung Express, train no 15754 (Guwahati – Alipurduar Jn.) Shifung Express, and train no 15928 (New Tinsukia – Rangiya) Express, all scheduled for journeys on September 16 and 17, 2023, will remain cancelled. Additionally, train no 15927 (Rangiya – New Tinsukia) Express, scheduled for September 16, 2023, and train no 15967 (Rangiya – Ledo) Express, scheduled for September 17, 2023, will also be cancelled.

Train no 20503 (Dibrugarh – New Delhi) Rajdhani Express, which is set to commence its journey on September 16, 2023, will be diverted via Kamakhya – Goalpara Town – New Bongaigaon due to the ongoing works.

Several trains will undergo rescheduling to accommodate the infrastructural projects. Train no 05801 (New Bongaigaon – Guwahati) Passenger, scheduled for September 16, 2023, will depart at 06:10 hours instead of 04:40 hours. Train no 22411 (Naharlagun – Anand Vihar Terminal) Express, set to commence its journey on September 16, 2023, will now depart at 00:50 hours on September 17, 2023, instead of 21:50 hours on September 16. Train no 05810 (Guwahati – New Bongaigaon) Passenger, scheduled for September 17, 2023, will depart at 06:30 hours instead of 05:00 hours. Finally, train no 12510 (Guwahati – SMVT Bengaluru) Express, scheduled for September 17, 2023, will depart at 07:20 hours instead of 06:20 hours.

Due to remodelling work at Subedarganj station of the North Central Railway, train no 09526 (Naharlagun – Okha) Special, scheduled for September 16, 2023, will also remain cancelled.

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These changes have been made in the interest of safety and to facilitate ongoing infrastructure development, ensuring the smooth progress of the projects.

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