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