Published On: Tue, Dec 13th, 2016

81 trains delayed, 6 cancelled due to fog

New Delhi, Dec 13: Thousands of passengers were stranded onTuesday, as 81 trains were delayed and six cancelled due to dense fog in parts of north India.

According to a Northern Railway official, the Islampur-New Delhi Magadh Express was running 48 hoursbehind its schedule, while the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi RajdhaniExpress was 22 hours late and the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi weekly express was delayed by 38 hours.

The official said that 10trains were rescheduled as the visibility dropped to 400 metres onTuesday.

Meanwhile, according to the Delhi InternationalAirport Limited (DIAL), which manages operations at the Indira GandhiInternational (IGI) airport here, no flight was cancelled on Tuesday,though a few international flights arriving in Delhi were delayed.