Chandigarh:It was another day of cancelled flights and delayed trains due to bad weather prevailing at Chandigarh. Kalka Shatabdi express again delayed by 1:20 hours and Kalka Mail reached 10:25 hours late at Chandigarh on Sunday.
Seven flights were delayed with four from Delhi. Air India flight from Delhi got delayed by 48 minutes, thereafter Indigo, Jet Airways and Spice Jet from Mumbai, Srinagar and other destinations were delayed within an hour.
The train traffic was also badly hit as Kalka Shatabdi Express (12011) again reached Chandigarh by over 1:20 hours late. The train is consistently running late due to foggy weather prevailing at Delhi. Railway officials claimed that the train departed late from Delhi.
Six other trains also reached late at Chandigarh station. Kalka Shatabdi Express (12011) was late by 1:20 hours and reached Chandigarh at 12:25 pm against scheduled arrival of 11:05 am. The morning Shatabdi is running late consistently for the past 10 days. On Thursday, Shatabdi Express arrived 10 hours and twenty minutes late at Chandigarh station.
Kalka Mail (12311) reached 10:25 hours late from Howrah to reach Chandigarh. The other train which got delayed was Lucknow-Chandigarh Express (15011) was also late by around 2:20 hours.
Sainagar Shirdi Express got delayed by 3:19 hours reached chandigarh at 3 pm against scheduled arrival of 10 am. Dibrugarh-chandigarh Express reached Chandigarh late by 7 hours at 8:30 against scheduled arrival of 1:30 pm.