1. Rail traffic restored in Jalandhar-Ludhiana section

Rail traffic restored in Jalandhar-Ludhiana section

Rail traffic in Jalandhar-Ludhiana section, which was hit yesterday following derailment of 10 coaches of Jhelum Express, has been restored.

By: | Chandigarh | Published: October 5, 2016 2:55 PM
Rail Budget, Indian Railways, rail budget 2015 Rail traffic in Jalandhar-Ludhiana section, which was hit yesterday following derailment of 10 coaches of Jhelum Express, has been restored. (PTI)

Rail traffic in Jalandhar-Ludhiana section, which was hit yesterday following derailment of 10 coaches of Jhelum Express, has been restored.

“Movement of train on Jalandhar-Ludhiana section of Ferozepur division of the Northern Railway has been restored,” a railway official said today.

Movement of more than 100 trains were disrupted yesterday after 10 coaches of the Jammu Tawi-Pune Jhelum Express derailed near Satluj river in Jalandhar, which left three passengers injured.

The Pune-bound train had derailed at 3:10 AM yesterday between Phillaur and Ladhowal stations of Jalandhar-Ludhiana section.

Ten coaches that derailed included a pantry car, a three-tier AC compartment and eight sleeper class bogies.

25 trains including Shatabdi Express, Shan-e-Punjab Express, Jan Shatabdi Express, Amritsar-Chandigarh Intercity Express on the Amritsar-Delhi route were cancelled.

38 trains were diverted and more than 40 were either short-terminated, short-originated or rescheduled.

The rail traffic on Ludhiana-Jalandhar section of Delhi-Jalandhar route, which also connects Amritsar and Jammu, was disrupted.

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