This comes in view of the ban on inter-district travel imposed by Govt of Assam to restrict the spread of COVID-19. The train has been cancelled till August 2
Guwahati: Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has extended the cancellation of the Guwahati - Jorhat Town - Guwahati Jan Shatabdi till August 2.
A press release from NF Railway said, "In view of the ban on Inter district travel imposed by the Govt of Assam to restrict the spread of COVID-19, it has been decided to continue with the cancellation of the 02067/02068 Guwahati – Jorhat Town - Guwahati Jan Shatabdi Express till 2nd August, 2020. It may be mentioned here that services of the train was earlier cancelled w.e.f. June 29 in view of the imposition of complete lock-down in Kamrup Metropolitan District."
As on Monday, Guwahati city has started its unlock procedure after a 21-days lockdown. Though the state has given several relaxations, but all inter-district movement of individuals have been strictly barred with effect from July 22, until further orders.