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Six Northeast trains diverted due to Chapra accident

At least four people were killed while eight others were injured as the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express. (Source: PTi) At least four people were killed while eight others were injured. (Source: PTi)
Written by Samudra Gupta Kashyap | Guwahati | Posted: June 25, 2014 5:10 pm

Northeast Frontier Railway has diverted a number of trains leaving and bound for Guwahati and other destinations in Assam in the wake of the accident of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express at Golden Ganj station near Chapra in Bihar in the wee hours today. The Dibrugah-Delhi Rajdhani Express that left Guwahati today morning has been already diverted via Patna.

Of the six trains that have been diverted, the 15610 Lalgarh-Tinsukia Avadh Assam Express and 15708 Amritsar-Katihar Express will be diverted via Gorakhpur – Paniyahwa – Raxaul Jn – Sitamarhi – Darbhanga instead of its normal route via Hajipur – Muzaffarpur.

Likewise, the 15983 Dibrugarh–Amritsar Express which left Dibrugarh on June 24 will be diverted via Barauni – Baliakheri – Mughal Sarai – Varanasi instead of its normal route via Barauni – Hajipur – Chhapra Kacheri.

The 15609 New Tinsukia-Lalgarh Avadh Assam Express which left New Tinsukia on June 24 will be diverted via Malda Town – Bhagalpur – Kiul – Patna – Mughal Sarai.

The 12407 New Jalpaiguri – Amritsar Karmabhoomi Express leaving New Jalpaiguri on June 25 will be diverted via Malda Town – Bhagalpur – Kiul – Patna – Mughal Sarai – Varanasi instead of its normal route via Katihar – Muzaffarpur – Chhapra.

The 15707 Katihar – Amritsar Express leaving Katihar on June 25 will be diverted via Muzaffarpur – Runnisaidpur – Gorakhpur section instead of its normal route via Barauni – Muzaffarpur – Hajipur.

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