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Indian Railways: Trains are running soon across the country; Booking will be done from today; Learn complete information

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Indian Railways: Trains are running soon across the country

The wheels of passenger trains stopped since May 25 due to nationwide lockdown are now ready to run. The government has decided to start train service on limited routes. On Tuesday, AC special trains will run on 15 routes from New Delhi to Rajdhani Express. Vande India, Tejas, Shatabdi and Jan Shatabdi connecting cities with a radius of 500 km will be in the next phase. Ticket booking for special trains running from Tuesday will start at 4 pm on Monday. Tickets have to be taken online.

15 pairs of trains will operate:

According to the railway, a total of 30 trains will run on 15 routes. This means that a total of 15 pairs of trains will operate. After leaving New Delhi, these trains will stop at some major stations only. No food and drink will be given on the way. The government is also considering running express trains like Shatabdi. For this, the experiences of the running of Shramik Special trains started from May 1 are constantly being reviewed. Maintaining the physical distance and behavior of the passengers is also being studied. Currently, on average, one thousand passengers are being accommodated in labor-specific trains. The idea of operating trains like Shatabdi has been started by fixing its shortcomings. It can seat 1200 passengers comfortably.

Special trains will run on these routes:

Booking will start on the IRCTC website from 4 pm today. The fare will be equal to Rajdhani Express. There will be no transaction at the station counter. Platform tickets will also not be available.

Keep these things in mind

– Must arrive at the station at least one hour before the journey

-Only people with no symptoms will be allowed to travel

– It will be mandatory for all passengers to wear masks

– Arogya Setu app is also mandatory in everyone’s mobile phone

– No concession will be available in ticket booking

– Tatkal, Premium Tatkal, and current booking will not be there.

Currently, all special trains will run only with AC coaches.

– Passengers will not get blanket and bed sheet facilities in the train

– AC coach temperature will also be slightly above normal

– There will be no food and drink on the way of travel

Air service also ready:

Along with trains, the government is also considering introducing air service on some routes. Some domestic flights are expected to start on 14 May.

300 more labor trains to be operated:

With this, Indian Railways will start more specialized services on the new routes based on available coaches after reserving 20,000 coaches for Coronavirus care centers. Apart from this, separate coaches will also be reserved for the operation of 300 trains as labor specials.

Let us tell you that on 24 March rail traffic was completely affected due to the lockdown, now the Government of India has taken a major decision to resume the operations of trains.

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