Train services from Kolkata to North-East suspended for 3 rd day

  Thousands of passengers were inconvenienced as train services connecting the metropolis with north Bengal and Assam remained  suspended for the third consecutive day on Tuesday due to the flood situation in Bihar, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Assam. Fourteen express trains from Howrah, Sealdah and Kolkata stations here were cancelled for the day owing to flood water flowing above the railway tracks in North East Frontier Railway system, an Eastern Railway statement said. Thousands of passengers who were to travel to different destinations in north Bengal and Assam were inconvenienced owing to the cancellations as tracks continued to remain flooded. The trains cancelled are 12041 UP Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Express, 12345 UP Howrah-Guwahati Saraighat Express, 15959 UP Howrah-Dibrugarh Kamrup Express, 13147 UP Sealdah-New Cooch Behar Uttarbanga Express, 13149 UP Sealdah-Alipurduar Kanchankanya Express, 12343 UP Sealdah-New Jalpaiguri Darjeeling Mail, 22309 UP Howrah-New Jalpaiguri AC Express and 12377 UP Sealdah-New Alipurduar Expess.