EXCLUSIVE: 'Hurricane' of railways stopped, was traveling to eight states for 90 years

Amit Kumar Jha
Amit Kumar Jha 18/11/2021 22:11 IST
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Passengers please note that 13007/08 Udyan Abha Toofan Express from Howrah to Sri Ganganagar is canceled indefinitely.

Patna.Passengers please note that 13007/08 Udyan Abha Toofan Express from Howrah to Sri Ganganagar is canceled indefinitely.Yes, it has been decided to permanently stop the operation of Udyan Abha Toofan Express 13007/08, famous for its high speed and operation since the year 1930.Its process is in the final stage.

During about 90 years, this train from Howrah to Sri Ganganagar covered a long distance of 1978 km in about 46 hours.This train was stopped during Corona.Now it is ready to be closed permanently.

Journey to eight states

Udyan Abha Toofan Express traveled from Howrah to Sri Ganganagar via eight states of West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Punjab and Rajasthan.Due to fog, this train is often canceled from December to March.

Official sources said that now there have been trains running at a higher speed.According to the information, closure of other trains is also being considered.This includes Howrah Amritsar, Upper India, Sealdah-Anand Vihar and other trains.Its process is in the final stage.

Service for operation of 45 trains soon

After the reduction in Kovid infection, 95 percent of the trains running in East Central Railway have started operating for the convenience of the passengers.At the same time, it has been decided to close the Toofan Express, which is famous for running at a high speed since the time of the freedom movement.Apart from this, some other trains are also being considered.

After the reduction in Kovid infection, 235 Mail/Express and 268 passenger trains are currently running in East Central Railway.Apart from this, 65 trains are running as festival special trains.According to the information received, before Kovid, 303 Mail/Express and 308 passenger trains used to run in East Central Railway.

An official source of the Railways said that the Railway Board will take a decision soon on the operation of the remaining 45 trains.On behalf of the Railway Board, 148 trains have been made normal instead of special.Zero has been removed from the front of the number of trains.

what the officials say

CPRO Rajesh Kumar said that new trains with high speed are running for the convenience of the passengers.Travelers also like to travel more in it.Many old trains have become less popular now.After the reduction in Kovid infection, now most of the trains are operating.


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