At least 26 trains, which have been running inordinately late for the last few weeks due to dense fog in Northern India from December 17 to January 15 in order to restore their punctuality.
The announcement made on Sunday is likely to add to the woes of passengers going to New Delhi and other long distance destinations.
“The move will help us streamline the timing of express/mail trains, which have been running inordinately late in the past few weeks,” East Central Railway (ECR) chief public relations officer AK Rajak said.
Fog disruptions leads to cancellations of thousands of trains every year and several accidents have been reported during the season in previous years.
For Jammu, 4 train services will remain cancelled for a month. One out of the four is a daily train, while other three are weekly.
2237/12238 Beghumpura-Banaras will remain suspended from Banaras from 17th December to 15th Jan and from Jammu starting 18 Dec to 16Jan 2017.
14501/14502 Bathinda-Jammu Tawi express will remain suspended on 22, 29 december and 5 January from Bathinda, and on 23, 30 December and 6 January 2017 from Jammu.