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Railways to cancel many Trains to Bihar: Interlocking work at Kiul Junction

Passengers traveling to Bihar might face difficulties as there’re many trains canceled. Interlocking work is operational at Kiul station because of which 81 Express/Superfast trains as well as 32 passenger trains have been canceled on different days. These trains will be canceled on different dates till the interlocking work is completed on Patna-Jhajha line of Danapur railway division. It is expected to be completed between 23 and 30 March. Moreover, routes of many trains passing through Patna junction and Gaya junction will also be changed from Thursday. In fact, trains on Patna-Jhajha and Gaya-Kiul Bhagalpur rail blocks have been canceled. Passengers may have to face problems for a few days.

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The Route of 45 trains will be changed
From Thursday; the route of several trains through Patna Junction will be changed. From March 19 to April 1, 45 trains will run from Patliputra and Gaya routes instead of Patna Junction. Thousands of passengers will have to prefer Patliputra and Gaya Junction to board their train due to changing of routes. In this regard, the railway says that interlocking and remodeling work is to be done at Kiul station on Patna-Jhajha line of Danapur railway division so that trains can run at a speed of 130 km per hour on Mughalsarai-Patna-Jhajha railway line.

These trains will run from Changed Route
After this decision of Railways,

  • Howrah-Allahabad-Howrah
  • Vibhuti Express
  • Howrah-Jammoothavi-Howrah
  • Himgiri Express
  • Kolkata-Nagal Dam-Kolkata Express
  • Howrah-Delhi-Howrah Purva Express
  • Kolkata-Amritsar-Kolkata Express
  • Howrah-Dehradun-Howrah and

many other trains including Upasana Express, Haridwar-Howrah-Haridwar Kumbh Express, Kolkata-Udaipur City-Kolkata Express will run from Gaya route.

List of trains cancelled in Bihar from March 19 to April 1st
If your booking lies in any of these trains; it is advised to cancel the ticket online and get refund from railways or postpone your journey till the next notice by Indian Railways.

  • 11106- Jhansi-Kolkata – Friday – March 20 to 27
  • 12349- Bhagalpur-New Delhi -Somwar- 23rd to 30th March
  • 13007- Howrah – Sriganganagar – Daily – March 15 to April 2
  • 13008- Sriganganagar-Howrah – Daily – 17 March to 4 April
  • 13023- Howrah-Gaya Daily – 25 February to 1 April
  • 13024- Gaya-Howrah daily 26 February to 2 April
  • 13119- Sealdah-Anandvihar Thursday, Sunday – 19, 22, 26 and 29 March
  • 13120- Anandvihar-Sealdah Tuesday, Saturday – 21, 24, 28 and 31 March
  • 13131- Kolkata – Patna – Daily – March 18 to April 1
  • 13132- Patna-Kolkata daily – 19 March to 2 April
  • 13133- Sealdah – Varanasi – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday – 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31 March and 1 April
  • 13134- Varanasi-Sealdah Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat 19, 20, 21, 23,24, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31 March and 2 April
  • 13235- Sahibganj-Danapur – Sunday – March 19 to April 2
  • 13236- Danapur-Sahibganj – Sunday – March 19 to April 2
  • 13401- Bhagalpur – Danapur – Daily – 19 March to 2 April
  • 13402- Danapur-Bhagalpur – Every day from March 15 to April 1
  • 13413-13483- Malda Town-Delhi daily from March 15 to April 3
  • 13414-13484 -Delhi-Malda Town – Daily from 17 March to 3 April
  • 13415- Malda Town-Patna Wednesday, Friday and Sunday 18,20, 22, 25, 27, 29 March and 1 April
  • 13416- Patna-Malda Town Monday, Thursday and Satwak 19, 21, 23, 26, 28, 30 March and 2 April
  • 13429- Malda Town-Anand Vihar Friday 20 to 27 March
  • 13430- Anand Vihar-Malda Town Saturday 21 March 28
  • 22843- Bilaspur-Patna Friday 20 March 27
  • 22844- Patna-Bilaspur Saturday 21 March 28

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