As a part of safety preparations for the G20 Summit to be held in New Delhi on September 9 and 10, Indian railways has made vital adjustments within the operations of many necessary trains working on Delhi-Howrah, Mumbai and different key routes.
As a part of the train, terminals of assorted trains have been modified whereas others wouldn’t be stopping at some stations. A number of trains have stoppages added to their schedule whereas many have been absolutely or partially cancelled for September 8 to 10, mentioned officers.
Notable trains affected by these non permanent adjustments embrace the Prayagraj-New Delhi Humsafar and Varanasi New Delhi Vande Bharat. These trains will terminate their journeys at Ghaziabad in the course of the specified interval as a substitute of reaching their unique vacation spot New Delhi.
The adjustments primarily have an effect on trains departing from New Delhi, Hazrat Nizamuddin, and Delhi stations. On September 8 and 9, the 12303 Poorva Categorical, 12273 Howrah-New Delhi Duronto on September 8, 12309 Patna Rajdhani on September 8 and 9, 12559 Siv Ganga Categorical on September 8 and 9, 20817 Bhubaneswar New Delhi Tejas Rajdhani on September 9, 12301 Howrah Rajdhani on September 8 and 9, the 12423 Dibrugarh on September 7 and 8 and 20801 Magadh Categorical on September 8 and 9 will terminate at Ghaziabad.
Moreover, on September 8 and 9, practice no 12561 and 12562 Swatantrata Senani Categorical will depart from Previous Delhi as a substitute of New Delhi.
The railways has quickly stopped all parcel bookings for Delhi from September 8 to 10 as effectively. This restriction covers all railway stations, together with Prayagraj Junction from the place no parcels would be booked or obtained for New Delhi, Delhi Junction, Hazrat Nizamuddin, Anand Vihar Terminal and Delhi Sarai Rohilla stations.
Chief public relations officer, Northern Railways, Deepak Kumar, confirmed that the parcel services and platforms at these stations will be devoted solely to the G20 Summit’s operational necessities.