Bandh disrupts life in Angul, train services hit

Angul (Odisha), Dec 21 (PTI) Normal life was affected while services of several long distance trains were disrupted in Angul today in response to a bandh called by the District Bar Association demanding setting up of a district judge court and office of CI of schools here. While vehicular movement was disrupted, East Coast Railway (ECoR) cancelled and short terminated several trains on the route. In response to the call for bandh, shops and business establishments remained closed. Due to rail-roko by the protesters, train services in Cuttack-Sambalpur Railway section were disrupted. As a result, some had to be cancelled and short terminated, ECoR sources said. The 12893 Bhubaneswar-Bolangir Inter City Express was short terminated at Dhenkanal and returned as 12894 Bolangir- Bhubaneswar Inter City Express from Dhenkanal to Bhubaneswar. Services of 12893/12894 Bhubaneswar-Bolangir-Bhubaneswar Inter City Express was cancelled between Dhenkanal and Bolangir, they said. Similarly, 58131 Rourkela-Puri fast passenger was short terminated at Sambalpur and returned back as 58132 Puri-Rourkela fast passenger from Sambalpur to Rourkela. 58132 Puri-Rourkela fast passenger has been short terminated at Talcher and returned as 58131 Rourkela-Puri fast passenger from Talcher to Puri. 18303 Sambalpur-Puri Inter City Express was short terminated at Boinda and returned to Sambalpur. 18304 Puri-Sambalpur Inter City Express has been cancelled between Puri and Sambalpur. 18105 Rourkela-Bhubaneswar Inter City Express was short terminated at Rairakhol and returned to Rourkela as a passenger special. 18106 Bhubaneswar-Rourkela Inter City Express has been cancelled between Bhubaneswar and Rourkela. PTI COR SKN SUS HKS

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