DAINIK NATION BUREAU
BEWARE if you commuting between Dehradun to Haridwar via train because several trains plying on this route would be cancelled or short terminated for next four days i.e. between Nov 5-8. Although passenger train would be regulated but can’t run more than 20kmph during this period.
The Northern Railway officials say “ the decision taken to upgrade capacity of the Dehradun-Haridwar rail section for running 18 -coach trains. The Northern Railway is undertaking non-interlocked working at Harrawala station on the Haridwar-Dehradun rail section in connection with the capacity up-gradation of the Dehradun-Haridwar rail section.
“To execute the work, there will be a traffic block on this section between November 5-8 for overhauling of the lever frame at Central Cabin at Dehradun, a shadow block is planned from November 6 to November 8,” he added.
Consequently, several trains scheduled to run on the section would remain cancelled/short-terminated/regulated. Among the trains to be cancelled during the period of the block are 14631 Dehradun-Amritsar Express, 14632 Amritsar-Dehradun Express 14265 Varanasi- Dehradun Express, 14266 Dehradun-Amritsar Express would be cancelled till November 7.
Other trains would be short-terminated till Haridwar during the period are 19019 Bandra T-Dehradun Express, 14113/14163 Allahabad-Dehradun Express, 14317 Indore-Dehradun Express, 15001 Muzaffarpur-Dehradun Express. 1. In return direction train 19020 Dehradun-Bandra T Express, 14120 Dehradun-Kathgodam Express, 14310 Dehradun-Ujjain Express would depart from Haridwar.
The trains which would be regulated during the period of the block include 13009 Howrah-Dehradun Doon Express. The one whose journey is scheduled to commence on Friday would be regulated if it runs late for more than 30 minutes. The 54341 Sahranpur-Dehradun Passenger whose journey commences on November 5 would be regulated too.
“Besides, a speed limit of 20 kmph would be imposed as a safety measure on the trains passing through the section during the period of the block,” informed chief public relation officer Neeraj Sharma.