NFR cancels, diverts trains as infrastructure development continues
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In light of the extensive non-interlocking works at the Gorakhpur Cantt. Yard for the remodelling and commissioning of the third line between Gorakhpur Cantt. and Kusmhi stations under the North Eastern Railway, several trains operating in the North Frontier Railway region are set to face cancellations and diversions. The temporary changes in train schedules are as follows:

Cancellation of Trains:

  1. Train number 15621 (Kamakhya – Anand Vihar Terminal) scheduled to commence its journey on September 7th, 2023, and train number 15622 (Anand Vihar Terminal – Kamakhya) Express, set to embark on its journey on September 8th, 2023, will not operate during this period.
  2. Train number 15705 (Katihar – Delhi) Express, with journeys on September 7th and 11th, 2023, and train number 15706 (Delhi – Katihar) Express, departing on September 8th and 12th, 2023, will also be canceled.
  3. Train number 15654 (Jammu Tawi – Guwahati) Express and train number 04653 (New Jalpaiguri- Amritsar Jn.) Special, both scheduled to commence journeys on September 8th, 2023, will remain canceled.
  4. Train number 15707 (Katihar – Amritsar) Express and train number 15708 (Amritsar – Katihar) Express, set to depart on September 9th and 10th, 2023, will be canceled.
  5. Train number 05734 (Katihar- Amritsar Jn.) Special, starting its journey on September 9th, 2023, and train number 05733 (Amritsar Jn.- Katihar) Special, departing on September 11th, 2023, will not operate during this period.
  6. Train number 15655 (Kamakhya – Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra) Express and train number 05616 (Guwahati – Udaipur City) Special, both commencing their journeys on September 10th, 2023, will remain canceled.
  7. Train number 15078 (Gomti Nagar – Kamakhya) Express, journeying on September 11th, 2023; train number 15077 (Kamakhya – Gomti Nagar) Express, traveling on September 12th, 2023, and train number 05615 (Udaipur City – Guwahati) Special, departing on September 13th, 2023, will also be canceled.

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Diversion of Trains:

  1. Train number 15707 (Katihar Jn. – Amritsar Jn.) Express, scheduled from September 6th to 8th, 2023, will take an alternate route via Chhapra Jn., Ghazipur City, Varanasi Jn., Banaras, Prayagraj Jn., and Kanpur Central.
  2. Train number 15708 (Amritsar Jn. – Katihar Jn.) Express, running from September 6th to 8th, 2023, will be diverted through Kanpur Central, Prayagraj Jn., Banaras, Varanasi Jn., Ghazipur City, and Chhapra Jn.

Passengers are advised to “check with railway authorities for further updates and make necessary travel arrangements in light of these disruptions”, a notification from NFR stated.

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