40,000 railway passengers stranded in PunjabMay 26th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Punjab, May 26 (ANI): At least 40,000 train passengers have been left stranded inside and outside railway stations across Punjab following disruption of railway traffic by supporters of a Sikh outfit.
Public unrest and violence in the state has also affected the movement of buses.
The Guwahati-Jammu Himgiri Express was the first train that passed through Ludhiana on Tuesday morning.
The Dadar-Amritsar Express, the Mumbai-Amritsar Deluxe and the Shaheed Express, bound for Punjab and Jammu have been terminated at Ambala junction.
Three other trains, the Amritsar-Nanded Sachkhand Express, the Amritsar-Jansewa Express and the Meerut-Ludhiana Superfast, have also been cancelled.
Meanwhile, protestors have set up barricades on roads. (ANI)
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