Heavy rains in several parts of Bihar and North east resulted in floods and situation just doesn’t seem to be in control. With heavy rainfall throughout the country and especially in Bihar, situation have worsened over one week. People are stranded in various parts of the region. The death tolls have risen in Nepal and Bihar. The major affected areas are Kishanganj, Araria, Sitamarhi, Katihar, Motihari, Champaran, Madhepura, Madhubani and Muzaffarnagar. Rivers in Bihar and Nepal are flowing above danger level and situation would cause more damage in the days to come according to the representatives.
Such havoc have caused Railway systems come to a halt. It has been adversely affected with many Bihar and North East bound trains being cancelled. In total 40 trains have been cancelled so far including Howrah NJP Shatabdi 12041, Darjeeling Mail 12343/44, DBRT-NDLS Rajdhani 12423/24, Brahmaputra Mail 14056, Kolkata Jogbani Express, Seemanchal Express 12487/88 and many more.
In such a case where train gets cancelled, passengers need not worry of their e-ticket refund. Their ticket gets cancelled automatically regardless of a confirmed ticket, RAC or waitlisted ticket and they get whole amount of the ticket back into their bank account used while booking train ticket. It usually takes 4-5 working days to get money back. In case of an I-ticket or physical ticket, passengers can cancel their ticket upto 72 hours after the scheduled departure of train at any computerized reservation counter.
Please check your train status before travelling if you are heading to Bihar, Northern part of Bengal or north eastern states like Assam, Tripura etc. You can check for partially cancelled trains and fully cancelled trains list in the following Link
You can also download Trainman App in your smartphone and check PNR status, live train status, train running status find train between station, train enquiry and much more.