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Track fit for running of train; Silchar-Badarpur trains restored, Silchar-Guwahati Express to leave on time tomorrow

After days of trouble in flood affected Barak Valley, finally few good news have started to flow in. While the news of receding water levels brought a lot of relief in people’s mind, communication between Silchar-Badarpur-Karimganj was a major concern. Many roads are still under water and Railway Services were also disrupted as tracks between Kathakal and Panchgram was under water.

Well, the Railway authority in a media statement announced that it has received a track fit certificate for running of trains. The authorities also announced that normal running of trains will be restored between Badarpur-Silchar section.

Which means 15621 Silchar-Guwahati Express will start from Silchar tomorrow as per time table. 15943 Silchar-Dirugarh express will also start from Silchar on June 20 as per schedule.
On June 13, multiple landslides in the Silchar-Lumding route disrupted the Railway Services, isolating Barak Valley from the rest of the country. On June 17 Railway services were restored between Badarpur and Lumding, but trains could not run between Silchar-Badarpur as tracks were under water.

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