Special train from Delhi reaches Dibrugarh


GUWAHATI: The special passenger train from Delhi reached Dibrugarh at 7.30 AM on Thursday. The train departed from Delhi on Tuesday. This is the first passenger train which entered Assam during lockdown.

The passengers were received by respective district administrations at Dibrugarh Railway Staion and taken away for screening and quarantine.

Earlier on Wednesday night, 130 passengers de-boarded at Guwahati Railway Station. Assam health minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma was present at the railway station to monitor the de-boarding and transit process.

Among them 51 passengers were brought to Sarusajai Stadium for mandatory screening and quarantine. Minister Sarma also visited Sarusajai at night.

There were five stoppages of the Dibrugarh-bound special train in Assam—Kokrajhar, Guwahati, Lumding, Mariyani and Dibrugarh.