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Posted: Jun 12 2017 (23:48)
Last Response: Jun 13 2017 (17:16)
Commentary/Human InterestECR/East Central -Jun 12 2017 (22:05) Ministry of Railways closes traffic on Dhanbad- Chandrapura section w.e.f 15-06-2017
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Due to Jharia Coal Field Fire and acting on subsequent advisory received from Ministry of Coal, Ministry of Railways has decided to stop the operation of goods and passenger traffic on Dhanbad-Chandrapura Railway line w.e.f. 15.06.2017. Keeping in view the safety of passengers, Ministry of Railways has diverted 7 trains, cancelled 13 Mail Express Trains & 6 passenger trains.
Member Traffic, Railway Board Mohd Jamshed conducted a Press Conference in Rail Bhavan today to brief about this development. He informed that on an average 11 pairs of Mail/Express and 6...
* Suddenly comes an adivsory from ministry of coal which is fighting the fire since many decades and IR suddenly closes an important rail line cancelling(19) & diverting (7) of many freight trains and important passenger trains including a Shatabdi.
* Public is inconvenienced, the power plants shall not get the coal transported and IR lose huge revenue till alternative arrangement is done which is likely to take many years.
* Looks like Ministry of coal as well as Rlys have suddenly woke up to safety, even after knowing very well the...
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