Bhubaneswar: Dense fog in northern parts of the country has affected railway services leading to cancellation & rescheduling of several trains.
Due to cancellation of connecting trains, New Delhi-Bhubaneswar Rajdhani Express (22824) scheduled to leave from New Delhi on January 2 (Tuesday) has been cancelled, East Coast Railway sources said.
Similarly, Puri-New Delhi Purusottam Express scheduled to leave from Puri today has been rescheduled to leave tomorrow 02.01.2018 (Tuesday) morning at 0715HRS (07.15a.m).
Another Delhi-bound train Neelachal Express will leave from Puri at 2200HRS (10.00P.M) on 02.01.2018 (Tuesday) instead of 1055HRS ( 10.55A.M ).
Sambalpur -Jammu Tawi express will leave at 1555HRS (03.55P.M) from Sambalpur on 02.01.2018 (Tuesday).
The rescheduling of these trains has been made due to cancellation/late running of connecting trains in view of foggy conditions in northern parts of India.
The national Capital and its suburbs were under a thick blanket of fog today with visibility dropping to zero, delaying trains departing from and arriving in Delhi.
The Northern Railways said over 50 trains coming to Delhi were running late and 20 were rescheduled while 15 Delhi-bound trains were cancelled.
The domestic and international operations at the Delhi airport were also hit due to fog.