Guwahati, Jan. 27: Northeast Frontier Railway today extended the suspension of night-running of passenger trains in Assam till February 7 morning following continued incidents of violence in the state.
An NF Railway release said here that several trains have been cancelled, regulated, rescheduled or short-terminated following the suspension of night-running of trains.
To help stranded passengers because of such short- termination, three pairs of daily daytime passenger trains will run between Guwahati-Tinsukia, Lumding-Silchar and Rangapara North-North Lakhimpur from tomorrow.
Brahmaputra Mail (4055/4056) and Kamrup Express (5959/5960) will be short-terminated at Guwahati and not run between Guwahati and Dibrugarh.
Saraighat Express (2346), Chennai Egmore Express (5630) and Guwahati-Lalgarh Express (5648) will now start early from Guwahati.
The Guwahati-Lalgarh Express (5646), Puri Express (5640), Avadh Assam Express (5609), Kanchenjunga Express (5658) and Dibrugarh Down Chennai Egmore Express (5930) are rescheduled to start late, the release added.
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