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New Delhi : Keeping in mind the raging underground Jharia Coal Field Fire and acting on advisory received from Ministry of Coal, the Railways Ministry has decided to stop the operation of goods and passenger traffic on Dhanbad – Chandrapura (DC) Railway line from June 15, 2017 Keeping in view the safety of passengers, Ministry of Railways has diverted 7 trains, cancelled 13 Mail Express Trains and 6 passenger trains.
Member (Traffic), Railway Board, Mohd Jamshed, gave this information at a presser held at Rail Bhavan on June 12, 2017. He informed that on an average 11 pairs of Mail/Express and 6 pairs of passenger trains run on this section daily. Special counters to facilitate refunds as per rules will be provided for the affected passengers. He reiterated that all efforts would be made to minimize passenger inconvenience, according o a PIB release.