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16 Jan 2020 | 01:35 AM UTC

India: Northeast Frontier Railway cancels some train service Jan. 15–Feb. 2

Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) suspends train service between Alipurduar and Delhi from January 15 to February 2 due to upcoming foggy season; additional service disruptions possible

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Event

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) announced on Tuesday, January 14, that some train service between Delhi and Alipurduar (West Bengal state) has been canceled from Wednesday, January 15, through Sunday, February 2, due to the upcoming foggy season. Sikkim Mahananda Express from Alipurduar to Delhi will be suspended from January 15 to Friday, January 31. Scheduled Sikkim Mahananda Express trains from Delhi to Alipurduar from Friday, January 17, to February 2 have also been canceled. The NFR also announced that a large number of trains between Dibrugarh (Assam state) and New Tinsukia/Tinsukia are also being canceled or diverted due to interruptions to rail communication between the two stations.

Additional disruptions to NFR service are possible over the coming weeks. Up-to-date information can be found on the NFR website here

Advice

Potentially impacted travelers are advised to confirm the status of their trains and plan alternative routes or modes of transportation.