PATNA: Hundreds of railway employees will be deployed at Patna Junction and Rajendra Nagar Terminal from Tuesday to carry out route relay interlocking (RRI) work. The new system will further improve safety of the railways on tracks.
A team of experts will personally supervise the work on the spot, said ECR CPRO Neeraj Ambastha. According to him, the Patna-New Delhi Rajdhani Express (12309-12310) will continue to originate from Patna Junction itself for the convenience of passengers. There is no change in the scheduled arrival and departure of this train during RRI work to be carried out from February 7 to 12, the CPRO said.
According to sources, 12351-12352 Danapur-Howrah Express will terminate at Rajendra Nagar Terminal instead of Danapur on February 9, 10 and 11 while it will originate from Rajendra Nagar Terminal on February 10, 11 and 12. Besides, 16309-16310 Patna-Ernakulam Express will originate from Rajendra Nagar Terminal instead of Patna on February 10, sources said, adding Patna-Mathura Express will originate from Danapur instead of Patna on February 11 and 12. Sources said that 12393-12394 Patna-New Delhi Sampoorna Kranti Express will originate from Danapur on February 10, 11 and 12 instead of Rajendra Nagar. However, it will originate from Patna Junction on February 7, 8 and 9 for New Delhi. Similarly, Patna-Purna Express will originate from Danapur on February 12 while Rajendra Nagar-Indore Express will originate from Danapur on February 10. The 12141-12142 Patna-Mumbai Superfast Express will originate from Patna Junction on February 8 and 9. However, it will originate from Danapur on February 10, 11 and 12.
Meanwhile, divisional railway manager (DRM), Danapur, L M Jha on Monday said that the railways had made necessary arrangements for the smooth run of passenger trains during RRI work from different places under the division. The railways, however, cancelled the run of two Delhi-bound passenger trains -- Magadh Express (12401) and Jansadharan Express (12388) -- on Monday only from Patna Junction due to their late arrival at Patna from Delhi end, Ambastha said.
Source - Times of India