The Southern Railway has cancelled several long distance trains in view of Cyclone Fani. The cancellation has been done based on the advice of East Coast Railway.
In a statement issued by Southern Railway, trains including Bhubaneswar Weekly Express (train no. 12829) and Howrah Mail (train no. 12840) starting from Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. MGR Central Railway Station, the Tiruchirapalli-Howrah Bi-weekly Express (train no. 12664), the New Jalpaiguri-Chennai Central (train no. 22612) and the Guwahati-Tambaram Express leaving Guwahati on Friday have been cancelled.
Six trains starting on Saturday have been cancelled. The following trains are cancelled: Haldia-Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central Railway Station Superfast Express (train no. 22614), Howrah-Chennai Central (train no. 12841), Howrah – Yeswantpur Express (train no. 12863), Howrah-Chennai Central (train no. 12839), Chennai Central–Howrah Coromandel Express (train no. 12842) and the Howrah–Ernakulam Antyodaya Express (train no.22877) are cancelled.
Also the Dibrugarh-Tambaram Weekly Express (train no. 15930) supposed to start on Sunday and the Muzaffarpur-Yesvantpur Weekly Express (train no. 15228) and the Tambaram-Guwahati Express (train no.15629) scheduled for Monday (May 6) are cancelled.
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