Kolkata. Operations on Howrah-Kharagpur railway line have been affected due to derailment of parcel train in Sankrail of Kharagpur Railway Division. The incident happened on Sunday evening at 4.30 pm. The Railway Administration has issued orders to reschedule many long distance trains. Local trains have been cancelled. Trains are stuck at different stations.
Secunderabad-Howrah Falaknama Express, Mumbai-Howrah Gitanjali Express, Ahmedabad-Howrah Express are stuck in down line. The incident took place on the up line in Howrah section of South Eastern Railway when a parcel train between Sankrail and Howrah stations derailed at 4.30 pm on Sunday.
Due to this many trains are standing at different stations. Many local trains were also cancelled. It is learned that many long distance and local trains are stuck at different stations. Secunderabad-Howrah Falaknama Express, Mumbai-Howrah Gitanjali Express, Ahmedabad-Howrah Express got stuck in the down line.
Howrah-Tiruchirappalli Express, Howrah-Adra Shiromani Express, Howrah-Tata Steel Express are standing in the up line. Departure timings of many trains from Howrah station have been changed. Due to this, the passengers are facing problems.