Curbs on night trains in Orissa, Bengal extendedBy IANS
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
BHUBANESWAR - The railways have extended the restrictions on movement of passenger trains during the night in Maoist-affected areas of Orissa and West Bengal to Oct 11 due to security reasons.
“The passenger trains on Kharagpur-Rourkela and Kharagpur-Adra section will continue to remain suspended during night hours from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. upto 11th October, the railways said in a statement.
Accordingly, some trains have been diverted, re-scheduled and regulated, the statement said.
The railways have been restricting the movement of passenger trains during the night on the Maoist-affected routes due to security reasons, following the May 28 Gyaneshwari Express sabotage in West Bengal in which 148 people were killed.