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With COVID-19 And Cyclone Tauktae, Indian Railways Cancel More Trains, Full List Here

With COVID-19 And Cyclone Tauktae, Indian Railways Cancel More Trains, Full List Here
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In the view of the cyclonic storm Tauktae, Western Railway Zone, in a notification, said that it has decided to cancel/short terminate trains

Shayaree Chanda
May 18 , 2021
08 Min Read

Amidst the COVID-19 lockdown added with cyclone Tauktae, the North-Western railways have decided to suspend more trains. Due to the low passenger load, ten special trains were also cancelled from May 19 until further orders.

The cancelled train services include the Jodhpur-Indore special train, the Jodhpur to Delhi Sarai Rohilla Special Train, the Jodhpur to Bilada Special Train, the Jodhpur to Barmer Special Train as well, as the Sriganga Nagar to Ambala Special Train. 

Other than these special train services, the number of weekly trips of four trains were reduced. This includes a special train between Ajmer and Amritsar that will operate only on Wednesdays instead of running two days a week. 

According to a release from the Divisional Railway Manager, Hubballi, South Western Railways has also cancelled trains to avoid any accidents in the wake of the cyclone. These cancelled services include train no. 07342 Vasco da Gama-Kulem Passenger Special, train no. 07343 Vasco da Gama-Kulem Passenger Special, train no. 07344 Kulem-Vasco da Gama Passenger Special, train no. 07340 Vasco da Gama-Yesvantpur Express Special, train no. 07339 Yesvantpur-Vasco da Gama Express Special.

Read: These 12 Airports Have Been Affected By Cyclone Tauktae

Apart from that, the Western Railways have cancelled 56 trains from May 15 to May 21, either originating or terminating from the Gujarat-Saurashtra region.

Some trains were also short-terminated which means that their journey will end before the final destination. Out of the 56 trains that were cancelled, three trains were cancelled on May 15, 11 trains were cancelled on May 16, 22 trains were cancelled on May 17, 13 trains were cancelled on May 18, five on May 19 and one each on May 20 and May 21. 

Here is the complete list of trains cancelled or short terminated: 

Trains cancelled for May 15

> Train No 09070 Varanasi – Okha

> Train No 09206 Howrah – Porbandar

> Train No 06506 Ksr Bengaluru – Gandhidham

Trains cancelled for May 16

> Train No 09115 Dadar - Bhuj

> Train No 09455 Bandra Terminus - Bhuj

> Train No 09003 Bandra Terminus - Bhuj

> Train No 02945 Mumbai Central – Okha

> Train No 04321 Bareily – Bhuj

> Train No 01464 Jabalpur – Somnath

> Train No 04680 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra - Jamnagar

> Train No 09566 Dehradun – Okha

> Train No 08401 Puri -Okha

> Train No 09270 Muzaffarpur – Porbandar

> Train No 09094 Santragachi – Porbandar

Trains cancelled for May 17

> Train No 09115 Dadar - Bhuj

> Train No 09455 Bandra Terminus - Bhuj

> Train No 02971 Bandra Terminus – Bhavnagar Terminus

> Train No 02972 Bhavnagar - Bandra Terminus

> Train No 02945 Mumbai Central – Okha

> Train No 01465 Somnath - Jabalpur

> Train No 04322 Bhuj - Bareily

> Train No 02755 Rajkot – Secunderbad

> Train No 02756 Secunderbad - Rajkot

> Train No 09456 Bhuj - Bandra Terminus

> Train No 09004 Bhuj - Bandra Terminus

> Train No 09116 Bhuj - Dadar

> Train No 04321 Bareily – Bhuj

> Train No 01466 Jabalpur – Somnath

> Train No 04678 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra - Hapa

> Train No 01192 Pune – Bhuj

> Train No 09238 Rewa – Rajkot

> Train No 09240 Bilaspur – Hapa

> Train No 09572 Bhavnagar – Surendranagar

> Train No 09513 Rajkot – Veraval

> Train No 09503 Surendranagar - Bhavnagar

> Train No 09514 Veraval - Rajkot

Trains cancelled for May 18

> Train No 09116 Bhuj – Dadar

> Train No 09456 Bhuj - Bandra Terminus

> Train No 02946 Okha - Mumbai Central

> Train No 01463 Somnath - Jabalpur

> Train No 04312 Bhuj - Bareily

> Train No 09204 Porbandar – Secunderabad

> Train No 02941 Bhavnagar – Asansol

> Train No 06505 Gandhidham -Ksr Bengaluru

> Train No 04677 Hapa - Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra

> Train No 09572 Bhavnagar - Surendranagar

> Train No 09513 Rajkot - Veraval

> Train No 09503 Surendranagar - Bhavnagar

> Train No 09514 Veraval - Rajkot

Trains cancelled for May 19

> Train No 08402 Okha – Puri

> Train No 01191 Bhuj – Pune

> Train No 09203 Secunderabad – Porbandar

> Train No 04679 Jamnagar - Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra

> Train No 02946 Okha - Mumbai Central

Trains cancelled for May 20

> Train No 02942 Asansol - Bhavnagar

Trains cancelled for May 21

> Train No 09565 Okha – Dehradun

Short termination/short origination of trains

> Train No 02974 Puri – Gandhidham of 15.05.2021 will be short terminated at Ahmedabad

> Train No 06733 Rameswaram – Okha of 14.05.2021 will be short terminated at Ahmedabad

> Train No 06734 Okha -Rameswaram of 18.05.2021 will short originate from Ahmedabad

> Train No 06338 Ernakulam – Okha of 14.05.2021 will be short terminated at Ahmedabad

> Train No 06337 Okha - Ernakulam of 17.05.2021 will short originate from Ahmedabad

According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) report, the cyclonic storm Tauktae is supposed to intensify and hit the coasts of Gujarat by May 18. The cyclone is also believed to cause heavy rainfall in different locations of Gujarat like Kutch and Diu, namely Gir Somnath, Diu, Junagadh, Porbandar, Devbhumi Dwarka, Amreli, Rajkot, Jamnagar.


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