Bhubaneswar: The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal authorities has mentioned that the continued partial lockdown within the State has been prolonged until September 20. Nonetheless, with an entire shutdown in WB to be imposed on August 27, 2020, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) needed to cancel a number of trains, partially cancel some and withdraw stoppages of some others.
In a launch, ECoR acknowledged that because of full Lockdown in West Bengal on August 27, prepare companies shall be affected as detailed under.
CANCELLATION OF TRAINS:
02201 Sealdah-Bhubaneswar Duronto Particular leaving from Sealdah will stay cancelled on August 28 & 31, 2020.
02202 Bhubaneswar-Sealdah Duronto Particular leaving from Bhubaneswar will stay cancelled on August 29 & September 1, 2020.
02074/02073 Bhubaneswar-Howrah-Bhubaneswar Jan Shatabdi Particular on August 27, 2020, will stay cancelled from each Bhubaneswar and Howrah instructions.
PARTIAL CANCELLATION OF TRAINS:
02704 Secunderabad-Howrah Falaknuma Particular Categorical leaving from Secunderabad on August 26, 2020, shall be terminated at Bhubaneswar and won’t go as much as Howrah.
02703 Howrah-Secunderabad Falaknuma Particular Categorical will begin from Bhubaneswar as a substitute of Howrah on August 27, 2020, and shall be cancelled from Howrah to Bhubaneswar on the identical day.
WITHDRAWAL OF STOPPAGES:
02801 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Particular Purusottam Categorical leaving from Bhubaneswar and 02802 New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Particular Purusottam Categorical leaving from New Delhi on August 26, 2020, won’t have a stoppage at Purulia and Hijli from each the instructions.
02823 Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Particular Rajdhani Categorical leaving from Bhubaneswar on August 27, 2020, and 02824 New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Particular Rajdhani Categorical leaving from New Delhi on August 26, 2020, won’t have stoppages at Hijli Station from each the instructions.
The ECoR has requested the involved passengers to be aware of the modifications and put together accordingly.
Notably, West Bengal authorities has prolonged its ongoing COVID-19 lockdown within the State until September 20, with full lockdowns scheduled for September 7, 11 and 12. This would possibly once more have an effect on the motion of trains beneath ECoR.