Train services to resume completely from Banihal to Baramulla

Srinagar, July 13: Railway authorities have decided to extend trains services from Banihal to Baramulla from tomorrow, official sources said on Tuesday.

Since 1 July, when the services resumed after seven weeks of suspension, two pairs of trains chugged between Banihal to Budgam only.

Besides extending the services from Banihal to Baramulla and vice versa, the sources told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS) that one extra train (04620) will originate from Baramulla at 3:10 pm from Wednesday.

They said the existing services originating from Banihal (04617 and 04619) will be extended to Baramulla where as train service (04618) will originate from Baramulla at 8 am. “One extra train service (04620) will originate from Baramulla at 1510 hours and will pick up the route of (04622) Budgam at 1615 hours.”

After remaining suspended for more than seven week, train services had resumed partially in Kashmir Valley from 1 July.

On 10 May, the authorities had suspended the services in view of the covid-19 situation in Kashmir Valley. Later, it was extended from time to time till 30 June. (GNS)