Coronavirus: Kashmir train services suspended till 31 March

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Srinagar: In a bid to contain coronavirus spread, railway authorities following instructions by government have ordered suspension of train services to and fro from Banihal to Baramulla with immediate effect till 31 March.

An official of the railway department said that on the instructions of IGP Kashmir in view of COVID-19, the train services from Banihal to Baramulla and vice-versa will remain suspended with immediate effect till 31 March.

Earlier the IGP in the letter to Chief Area Manager, northern railways, Budgam said: “In view of the spread of coronavirus apprehensions in the valley, as a precautionary measure, the Banihal-Baramulla and vice-versa rail service may please be suspended with immediate effect till 31 March.” (GNS)

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