New Delhi: Between the deadly coronavirus outbreak and continued lockdown in the country, AC special trains will start running from this evening. Today, trains will run on a total of eight routes. Since the booking of tickets started at 6 o’clock yesterday evening, 54 thousand passengers have made reservations and more than thirty thousand PNRs have been generated.
Initially, 15 pairs of Special AC trains (30 trains including up-and-down) will run on select routes. Out of these 30 trains, 15 trains will start from the New Delhi railway station. So there will leave for New Delhi from 15 other cities. The train coming from Howrah to New Delhi will start at five o’clock in the evening.
Indian Railways to restart passenger train operations with special trains from New Delhi connecting Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad,Bengaluru,Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad & Jammu Tawi today. pic.twitter.com/JfzVlTiABVAdvertisement
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Apart from this, the train coming from Patna to New Delhi at 7.20 pm, the train coming from Delhi to Dibrugarh at 4.45 pm, the train coming from Bangalore to Delhi at eight-thirty, Delhi to Bengaluru at 9.15 pm, The train going from Delhi to Bilaspur at four o’clock in the evening, Delhi to Mumbai at four past five minutes and the train coming from Ahmedabad to Delhi at six o’clock in the evening And open.
Howrah-Delhi tickets sold in 20 minutes
All the tickets of AC-1 and AC-3 of Howrah-New Delhi route train were sold within 10 minutes and all seats were reserved in 20 minutes. The booking of tickets was supposed to start at four o’clock in the evening, but due to some technical problems, it was delayed and then booking tickets starting at 6 pm.
Railways will run 100 ‘Shramik Special’ trains every day
The Railways will now run 100 ‘Shramik Special’ trains every day to bring the migrant workers to their home state fast. The government said that from May 1 till now, 513 such trains have been run, which have reached more than six lakh migrant workers stranded in various states of the country due to lockdown. By Monday evening, 363 trains have reached their destination while 105 trains were on the way.
For which place will the train run now
Let me tell you that Indian Railways is starting passenger train services in a phased manner between lockdowns from today and initially 15 pairs of trains (30 trains including up-and-down) will run on select routes. The special trains will run from New Delhi Railway Station and will go to Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu and Tawi.
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