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SER cancels six trains

The Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express halts at Banshtala near Jhargram in West Midnapore district on Tuesday after its two drivers were kidnapped by PCPA activists demanding the immediate release of their leader Chatradhar Mahato. Photo: PTI  

Following the detention of the Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express by Maoist-backed Police Santrash Birodhi Janasadharaner Committee at Banstala near Jhargram, the South Eastern Railway (SER) authorities cancelled six trains and diverted six more.

Among the trains cancelled are the Howrah-Tatanagar Steel Express, Howrah-Koraput Express and Howrah-Ranchi-Hatia-Howrah Express while among the trains diverted are Howrah-Mumbai Geetanjali Express, Puri-New Delhi Neelachal Express and Dibrugarh Town-Chennai Express.

The SER authorities have started toll-free helplines from Howrah, Kharagpur, Tatanagar and Bhubaneswar for more information about the changed schedules.



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