SILIGURI: Toy train services in the Darjeeling hills were suspended because of landslides caused by substantial precipitation, a railroads official said today.
“Toy train jungle safari ride between New Jalpaiguri station and Rangtang near Siliguri was suspended due to major landslides. Due to heavy rainfall for last three days, landslides occurred at 4-5 places of toy train’s railway track from Dukna to Kurseong,” said Darjeeling Himalayan Railways’ Traffic Inspector Sanjay Ghosh.
Stones slammed on the railroad tracks at Zero close Kurseong town, he included.Perpetual precipitation in the slopes brought on landslides at a few places and had harmed an extend of the National Highway-10 associating West Bengal with Sikkim on Thursday.
Traffic movement , however , on the National Highway 10 and different spots of the bumpy area, was typical today.