Train service remain suspended for second day in Kashmir

Srinagar, Feb 8: Despite improvement in the weather condition the train service remained suspended for the second day on Friday as tracks remained under snow which has also frozen in the Kashmir valley.
Train service could not be resumed on Friday so far, a senior railway official said.
He said therefore no train will chug on Srinagar-Budgam and Baramulla in north Kashmir. Similarly, all trains on Budgam-Srinagar-Anantnag-Qazigund in south Kashmir to Banihal in Jammu region have been suspended due to moderate to heavy snowfall yesterday. He said tracks are under snow and efforts are going to clear the snow and resume train service. We have dispatched our teams to different areas to inspect the tracks, he said adding once green signal is received, train service will be resumed.
Train service has become very popular in the valley because it is being considered economical, fast and safe against other mode of transport.