Special train from Amb to Howrah cancelled due to Cyclone Amphan
DHARAMSHALA:: The railways has cancelled a Shramik special train scheduled to run from Amb in Himachal Pradesh to Howrah in West Bengal as the east coast braces up for Cyclone Amphan.
Una deputy commissioner Sandeep Kumar said the train was to depart from Amb railway station on Wednesday with stranded residents of West Bengal. “More than 1,400 residents of West Bengal had registered themselves for the special train,” he said.
The new departure dates will be announced soon, he added.
Cyclone Amphan is likely to make a landfall on Wednesday.
As many as 617 residents of Himachal, who were stranded in Maharashtra, returned home on Tuesday in a special train that arrived at Una from Pune. HTC