Over 300 train services to be impacted in view of G20 event in Delhi

Indian Railways service. [File Photo]

New Delhi: Over 300 intercity and express trains will experience service disruptions due to the G20 meet in New Delhi.

More than 300 trains whose operations may be impacted by the G20 Summit, which will take place in Delhi on September 9 and 10, have been listed by the Northern Railway.

“keeping in view the advisory issued for security arrangements, these trains have been either cancelled or diverted to other routes or stations temporarily between Sep 8 and 11,” PTI reported quoting an official statement.

According to the Northern Railway, services of 207 trains have been terminated, terminals of 15 trains changed and routes of six trains diverted, it added.

Besides, 70 trains, including Jammu Tawi-New Delhi Rajdhani, Tejas Rajdhani Hazrat Nizamuddin, Varanasi-New Delhi Tejas Rajdhani among others, have been given additional stoppage stations to minimise passenger discomfort, it said.

The origin and termination stations of 36 trains have also been changed and three trains will not stop at Delhi’s Kishan Ganj during the summit, it said.

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