Dhanbad, Sept 19: In the wake of the proposed agitation and demonstration by the Kurmi Samaj tomorrow on the track between the Gomoh and Parasnath rail section of the Dhanbad Rail Division, the East Central Railway (ECR) zone has cancelled the movement of 20 trains and diverted the route of 47 others.
The Kurmi Samaj, demanding the inclusion of Kurmis in the Schedule Tribes category, has announced a ‘Rail Roko’ stir from September 20 at Gomoh railway station under the Dhanbad railway division.
A senior official of the Dhanbad Rail Division today said that keeping the agitation in mind, short-period movement of trains has been cancelled.
The trains that have been cancelled on September 20 are—-
Train no. 02831 Dhanbad- Bhubaneswar Special
Train no. 02832 Bhubaneswar –Dhanbad Special
Train 03544 Dhanbad – Asansol MEMU
Train no. 07052 Raxaul – Sikandrabad
Train no 12444 Anand Vihar – Haldiya Superfast Express
Train no 12876 Anand Vihar- Puri Nilanchal Express
Train no 13288 Rajendranagar Durgsa Uth Bihar Express
Train no 13305 Dhanbad- sasaram Intercity Express
Train no 13306 Sasaram Dhanbad Intercity Express
Train no 13404 Bhagalpur – Ranchi Vananchal Express
Train no 13545 Asansol- Gaya MEMU Express
Train no. 13546 Gaya – Asansol MEMU Express
Train no. 13553 Asansol –Baranasi MEMU Express
Train no.13554 Baranasi- Asansol MEMU Express
Train no. 15021 Shalimar Gorakhpur Express
Train no 15028 Gorakhpur- Hatia Mourya Express
Train no 15662 Kamakhya – Ranchi Express
Train no 17007 Sikandrabad – Darbhanga Express
Train no 18186 Godda- Tata Weekly Express
Train no 28182 Katihar Tat Express.
The official said besides the cancellation of 20 trains, the movement of 47 other trains has been changed in the division due to the proposed agitation.