Indian Railways Update: IRCTC cancels over 120 trains on October 12. Check the full list HERE | Railway news | So Good News
Indian Railways Update: Embarking on a train journey today? Then this news is for you. The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has decided to cancel a total of 168 trains today, October 12, due to several reasons, including maintenance and operational issues. 124 trains were completely cancelled, while 44 trains were partially cancelled. In addition, it has decided to divert 14 trains and reschedule 8 trains due to various reasons varying from operational work on rails, heavy rain and natural disasters. Furthermore, there is a high chance that several trains may also be canceled on October 13, based on the information on the NTES website.
The cancellation and other changes in the train schedule will have an effect on passengers traveling from cities like Pune, Satara, Bhatinda, Pathankot, Lucknow, Gonda, Gorakhpur, New Delhi, Vadodara, Ratnagiri, Varanasi, Kanpur Central, Sitapur, Anand vihar Jn. , Amritsar Jn., Ghaziabad and many more.
Here is the complete list of IRCTC canceled trains on October 12:
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Passengers who have booked tickets through the IRCTC website will be automatically canceled and a refund will be initiated in the user’s accounts. Meanwhile, those who have booked counters will have to visit the reservation counter to claim the refund. Indian Railways tends to cancel train services every day due to various reasons which include work on trains, natural calamities and even derailment of trains.
Indian Railways is the most preferred mode of transport as it is economical and makes passengers reach their destination on time with maximum comfort. According to railway officials, Indian Railways will start special train services for Diwali and Chhath Puja, as it did during Navratri and Durga Puja 2022, to handle the rush of passengers and provide travelers with the comfort of travel. However, Indian Railways has further increased the platform fares at several stations in South India.