Central Northern Railways Disruption Alert: Cancelled and Diverted Trains Due to Heavy Rains

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The Northern Railways has cancelled approximately 17 trains and diverted around 12 others due to heavy rains in several parts of the region. A spokesperson for Northern Railways stated that traffic has been suspended at four locations because of waterlogging, including sections between Noganwan (Ambala)-New Morinda, Nangal Dam and Anandpur Sahib, and Kiratpur Sahib and Bharatgarh.

To ensure the safe operation of trains in the area amidst continuous heavy rains, a strict watch is being maintained. Eight pumps are in operation at the Delhi-Sabzi Mandi area and the station’s trainable area to remove water from the tracks. According to CPRO Northern Railway Deepak Kumar, train operations in the Delhi area are currently unaffected.

The cancelled trains include Firozpur Cantt Express, Amritsar Super Fast Express, Intercity Express, and Chandigarh to Amritsar Junction Express. Trains that have been diverted include Central to Amritsar Express, Amritsar Express, and Daulatpur Chowk Express.

In the past 24 hours, Delhi has received 153 mm of rain until 8:30 am on Sunday, marking the highest single-day rainfall for July since 1982, as reported by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

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