LATEST ACTIVITIES IN DISTRICT
Railways run special trains for evacuation (10 September 2014)
Within hours after Northern Railway resume services on Katra (Vaishno Devi) - Jammu route; it announced a slew of measures to help evacuate more such people from Katra, base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi cave Shrine. The railway plans to run specials from the Katra on an emergency basis.
Railway will operate special train 04498 from Katra to Indore and will clear around 1700 passengers. Jugal Kishor Station Master, Katra Railway station said that a special train has been arranged to take stranded passengers from Katra. It will leave Katra at 13:20 on September 11, 2014 Thursday.
He added that additional coaches are being attached to accommodate the flood-affected passengers. Arrangements for revalidation of tickets of the stranded passengers and refunds have also been made.