Ban on night trains in Maoist-hit areas till March 31

Ban on night trains in Maoist-hit areas till March 31

"In view of security reasons, running of passenger trains on Kharagpur-Adra, Chakradharpur-Rourkela and Kharagpur-Tata sections will continue to remain suspended up to March 31 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m," an SER release here said.

Accordingly, some train services have been diverted, re-scheduled and regulated, the statement said. The railways has been restricting the movement of trains following the Gyaneshwari Express sabotage in West Bengal's West Midnapore district in which 148 people were killed on May 28, 2010.