60 trains delayed, 20 rescheduled due to fog

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) At least 60 trains were running late and 20 rescheduled on Thursday due to heavy fog in many parts of north India, a railway official said.

According to the Northern Railway official, the Poorva Express was running over 28 hours behind schedule, the Sealdah Sampark Kranti Express was running 22 hours behind its schedule and the Swatantrata Senani Express was over 21 hours late.

The official also said that 20 trains were rescheduled.

While due to the accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Ruru near Kanpur on Wednesday. the railways has cancelled 32 trains.

At least 26 trains were cancelled on Thursday, four trains on Friday and two on Saturday.

Meanwhile, according to the Delhi International Airport Limited, which manages operations at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here, flight operations were only moderately affected and no flight was kept on hold on Thursday.

–IANS

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