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IN PICS: Attari Railway Station wears deserted look after India cancels Samjhauta Express operations

After Pakistan's announcement to cancel Samjhauta Link Express train service, running between Delhi and Atari, India too, on Sunday, suspended Samjhauta Link Express operations on its side.The impact has been immediate, Atari Railway Station on Sunday was deserted. Platforms and immigration halls on the station literally had no one.in the pictures can be seen desolated. Take a look.

Saurabh Srivastava Reported by: Saurabh Srivastava New Delhi Updated on: August 12, 2019 3:38 IST
Attari Railway Station deserted after India cancels
Image Source : SAURAV SRIVASTAVA

Attari Railway Station deserted after India cancels Samjhauta Express operations

After Pakistan's announcement to cancel Samjhauta Link Express train service, running between Delhi and Attari, India too, on Sunday, suspended Samjhauta Link Express operations on its side.

The impact has been immediate, Attari Railway Station on Sunday was deserted. Platforms and immigration halls on the station literally had no one. Take a look.

India Tv - Platform number 1, Attari Railway Station

Platform number 1, Attari Railway Station

 

The Railway Ministry has announced that refund will be issued.  

India Tv - Immigration hall, Attari Railway Station

Immigration hall, Attari Railway Station

 

"Consequent to Pakistan's decision to cancel Samjhauta Express running between Lahore and Atari... The link express train running between Delhi and Attari also stands cancelled," Northern Railway CPRO Deepak Kumar said.

India Tv - Attari Railway Station

Attari Railway Station

 

The Samjhauta Express last arrived at the Old Delhi Railway Station on Friday after the cross-border peace train was permanently suspended by Pakistan over the abrogation of Article 370.

India Tv - Platform number 2, Attari Railway Station

Platform number 2, Attari Railway Station

The Samjhauta Express ran twice a week from Lahore to Attari via the Wagah railway station. 

India Tv - Attari Railway Station

Attari Railway Station

The train service was suspended earlier this year as well after military tensions escalated between the two neighbours following the Pulwama attack and Balakot strike.

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