HAFLONG, June 28 - “The resumption of Lumding-Silchar rail service which has remained disrupted since May 16 due to damage in the foundation of the track following landslides near Migrengdisa on route is likely to start from July 10 next though we have set July 7 as the target to open the line for traffic”, said a confident RP Jingar, Chief Engineer, NF Rly at the restoration site near Migrengdisa on Sunday.
Jingar, who is considered to be the most acquainted with the behaviour and character of this hill section and has also served for a long period in this hills section in many positions, disclosed that right from day one they have been trying their best to restore the communication and
This area needs high attention
Guwahati: Six oil tanker bogies of a goods train derailed between Harengajao and Migrandisa in central Assam's Dima Hasao district today disrupting rail traffic movement.Northeast Frontier Railway officials said the tankers carrying petroleum products jumped the tracks this morning on the Lumding-Badarpur section. However, none was injured.The engine of the train was not damaged as the tankers were six bogies behind it, they said.The derailment disrupted movement of trains, including Agartala-Lumding Express, Barak Valley Express and other local trains at different places.The train services are expected to be restored tonight with the removal of the derailed goods train from the tracks, the officials added.