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70 Trains Delayed, 7 Cancelled due to Dense Fog


First published: January 5, 2017, 9:57 AM IST | Updated: 5 mins ago

Rail, air services were affected due to dense fog in north India. (Image: PTI)

New Delhi: At least 70 trains were running late and seven others cancelled on Thursday morning due to dense fog in parts of north India, a railway official said.

According to the Northern Railway official, Sampoorna Kranti Express was running 26 hours behind schedule, Bhagalpur-Anand Vihar Garib Rath and Bhagalpur-New Delhi Vikramshila Express were running 23 hours late and Vaishali Express was 25 hours late.

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Apart from that, as many as 22 trains were rescheduled, the official said.

The cancelled trains comprised the Delhi-Malda Town Farakka Express, New Delhi-Puri Express, Firozpur Cantt-Delhi Sarai Rohilla Intercity Express, New Delhi-Rajendra Nagar Sampoorna Kranti Express, New Delhi-Manduadih Super Fast Express, Habibganj Shatabdi and Lucknow Swaran Shatabdi.