Jammu and Kashmir: Rail service resumes after remaining suspended for 3 months

Jammu and Kashmir: Rail service resumes after remaining suspended for 3 months
Jammu and Kashmir: Rail service resumes after remaining suspended for 3 months

The rail services in Jammu and Kashmir has resumed on Tuesday after being suspended following the security reasons in wake of the Centre’s decision of abrogation of Article 370 in the Union Territory. Also, few of the mini-buses were plied on the Batwara-Batamaloo route through the city centre. Meanwhile, the inter-district cabs and auto-rickshaws plied in the city and in the Valley as well. However, the private transport was plying unhindered.

A railway official stated that a train chugged between Baramulla and Srinagar, this morning. The authorities have also ordered railways to ply trains between 10 pm and 3 pm only due to security reasons.

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Meanwhile, the railways conducted a trial run of the service on Monday for the first time, ever since the shutdown was announced in the valley. Likewise, Jammu and Kashmir has started witnessing first snowfall of the season and the tourist places are agog with activity.

-PTC News