Train services from Jammu resumed

May 27th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS  

Jammu, May 27 (IANS) Train services to and from Jammu that remained suspended for two days following violent protests in neighbouring Punjab have been restored “completely”, an official said Wednesday.
“All the trains from Jammu to various parts of the country were completely restored today (Wednesday),” divisional traffic manager Ashok Sharma said.

A large number of the 25,000 stranded passengers at the railway station here boarded a special train Tuesday evening, he said.

Sharma said there was no passenger stranded in Jammu now and the railways authorities have “refunded an amount of Rs.2.5 millions against cancellations of tickets in the last two days”.

The train services were disrupted following violence in Punjab Monday over the killing of a sect leader in Vienna.

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