Highway status: Jammu-Sgr traffic today

SRINAGAR: One-way traffic will continue to ply on the Srinagar-Jammu highway, the Valley’s link with outside world, and on Friday vehicles will be allowed to move from Jammu towards Srinagar, official said.
“On Friday, the traffic will move from Jammu to Srinagar, and no vehicle will be allowed to move from Srinagar,” Deputy Inspector General of Police (Traffic) Jagjit Kumar told Kashmir Reader on Thursday.
He said all the vehicles, which were stranded at Ramban and other places along the highway, were cleared and allowed to move towards Srinagar.
Earlier, the highway was briefly closed on Thursday after fresh snowfall during the night in Banihal and Patnitop sectors. “Keeping passengers safety and road conditions in view, the highway was closed on Thursday morning for all sorts of vehicular traffic,” the officials said.
Rail services between Banihal town in Jammu and Baramulla in North Kashmir were also suspended on Thursday morning due to snowfall. Railway officials said the services would resume after the tracks were cleared.


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