Bhubaneswar, December 14 (LocalWire): Train services in the State were affected on Saturday in view of disturbances in Assam over the enactment of Citizenship Amendment Act
As protesters are picketing on the rail tracks in Assam, the movement of long-distance trains from Odisha was affected.
Ten long-distance trains have been cancelled while two more trains were partially cancelled, the east coast railway officials here stated in a press release.
In view of public agitation at different Railway Stations like Sankrail, Maurigram, Bankra Nayabaj and Nalpur Stations in Howrah-Kharagpur Railway Section of South Eastern Railway, six trains are cancelled.
The cancelled trains are Howrah-Tirupati Humsafar Express from Howrah, Howrah-Ernakulam Antyoday Express from Howrah, Howrah-Chennai Coromandal Express from Howrah, Howrah-Yesvantpur Duronto Express from Howrah, Howrah-Hyderabad East Coast Express, Howrah-Pune Duronto Express and Howrah-Mumbai CSMT Gitanjali Express.
Similarly three trains -Puri-Digha Express, Puri-Santragachhi, Puri-Khurda Passenger trains- were cancelled in view of agitation in Assam.
Puri-Howrah-Puri Shatabdi Express will run between Puri and Kharagpur and will remain cancelled between Kharagpur and Howrah from both the directions.
Besides Bhubaneswar-Howrah-Bhubaneswar Jan Shatabdi Express will run between Bhubaneswar and Mechheda and will remain cancelled between Mechheda and Howrah from both the directions, the rail authorities said.