Indian Railways Starts Operations Of Special Trains Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Indian Railways to restart train operations with special trains from New Delhi connecting cities like Bengaluru and Ahmedabad

Indian Railways Starts Operation Of Special Trains Amid COVID-19 Lockdown

Indian Railways on Tuesday restarted the train services with special trains for all the asymptomatic passengers. The operation began from New Delhi with the intention of connecting various cities like Dibrugarh, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Bhubaneswar, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai Central, and Ahmedabad amidst the ongoing coronavirus lockdown.

The Indian Railways also mentioned that it will run at least 30 trains – 15 pairs of return trips from one destination to another. The trains will run from New Delhi railway station to other cities including Mumbai, Bangalore, and Chennai. Out of these, three trains will run from New Delhi terminating at Dibrugarh, Bengaluru, and Bilaspur, and one each from Howrah, Rajendra Nagar (Patna), Bengaluru, Mumbai Central and Ahmedabad which will all terminate at Delhi.

100 ‘Shramik Special’ trains will also be offered on a daily basis to facilitate the movement of workers in order to help over six lakh migrants stranded in various parts of the country.

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