Kashmir: Banihal-Baramulla train service to resume today
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Kashmir: Banihal-Baramulla train service to resume today

The J&K administration had suspended train services across Kashmir valley on March 19, 2020, due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

The 137-kilometre Banihal-Baramulla section comprises 17 stations (Source: Piyush Goyal/Twitter)

Eleven months after train services were suspended across Kashmir due to the Covid-19 outbreak, operations will resume on Banihal-Baramulla section from Monday. The 137-kilometre Banihal-Baramulla section comprises 17 stations.

Confirming the development, Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said, “Railways to resume train operations in Kashmir valley on Banihal-Baramulla section from February 22, with two services operating initially. This will enhance ease of movement and provide a big boost to the tourism sector.”

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