Nagpur: Amid the coal crisis being faced by power plants, the South East Central Railway (SECR) has cancelled 35 trains for a month to ensure smooth passage of coal-laden goods trains. Coal is being transported from Korba in Chhattisgarh. The trains will remain cancelled from May 25 to June 24.
Due to the cancellation of passenger trains, the problems of lakhs of passengers will increase. Most of the trains pass through Nagpur. Trains are already crowded on this route. Due to the summer vacation, there is no place to even set foot in the trains. Now due to the cancellation of trains for 1 month again, the difficulties of the passengers will increase in the scorching heat. Apart from this, it is the wedding season in the month of May-June. These days trains are packed full of passengers on all routes. Marriage ceremonies will also be affected due to the cancellation of trains.
These trains passing through Nagpur will remain cancelled:
Bhubaneswar- Lokmanya Tilak Terminal, Lokmanya Tilak Terminal-Bhubaneswar, Puri- Lokmanya Tilak Terminal, Lokmanya Tilak Terminal-Puri, Hatia- Lokmanya Tilak Terminal, Lokmanya Tilak Terminal-Hatia, Visakhapatnam- Lokmanya Tilak Terminal, Lokmanya Tilak Terminal-Visakhapatnam, Bilaspur- Bhagat Ki Kothi, Bhagat Ki Kothi – Bilaspur Express, Bilaspur – Bikaner Express, Bikaner – Bilaspur Express, Nanded – Santragachi, Santragachi – Nanded.
MEMU special also cancelled:
Itwari-Ramtek and Ramtek-Nagpur MEMU specials will also be cancelled from May 25 to June 24. Apart from this, Gevra Road-Itwari Express (Train No. 18239) is partially cancelled. This train will remain cancelled between Korba and Gevra Road from May 25 to June 24.