Amritsar, March 5 : The agitation by farmers has left several passengers moving to and from Amritsar stranded. Farmers are staging a protest demanding implementation of the recommendations of Swaminathan Commission report among other demands.
At least 25 trains were cancelled and seven others diverted on Tuesday
Two trains – the New Delhi-Amritsar Shatabdi Express and the New Delhi-Amritsar Shan-E-Punjab Express – were short-terminated in Jalandhar City and Beas town respectively.
The trains which were cancelled include the New Delhi-Jalandhar Intercity Express, Amritsar-Haridwar Jan Shatabdi Express, Haridwar-Amritsar Jan Shatabdi Express, Chandigarh-Amritsar Superfast Express and the Nangaldam-Amritsar Express.
Trains which have been diverted include the Delhi-Pathankot Superfast Express, Amritsar-New Delhi Shatabdi Express and the Amritsar-Sealdha Akal Takht Express.