Signal Failure on Eastern Railway delays 40 local train services on Sealdah division for 3 hours

Six pairs of local trains were cancelled and 40 local train services were delayed due to a signal failure on all four lines at Shyamnagar since 07:24 hrs on Friday. The station is on the Barrackpore – Naihati section of Eastern Railway’s Sealdah Division.

Five mail/express trains were also detained enroute. Services were run on paper authority with physical verification of level crossing gates made to ensure safety aspect in each case.

There are 6 level crossing gates at Shyamnagar station. All these caused a delay in train operations. Services were restored at 10.17 after rectifying the defects

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