South Eastern Railway to run two special trains to evacuate stranded people

The South Eastern Railway (SER) will run two special trains from Ernakulam in Kerala to Santragachi-Howrah in West Bengal this evening to evacuate stranded people.  A Railway spokesman said, on a request from the West Bengal government, SER will run the two trains, which will commence journey from Ernakulam at 6.00 pm and 9.00 pm today.

The spokesman said, the railway will also run a special train to Ernakulam from Santragachi at 5.15 pm on Wednesday. Several tourists and many other people on work from West Bengal have been stranded owing to the floods in Kerala.

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