Railways to start passenger trains from May 12 with restrictions


Officials from Railways informed they will be starting the passenger train with few restriction from 12th May .

Railways to resume operations from 12th May 2020, initially with 15 pairs of trains that will return to their destinations into 30 journeys.The 15 train services will connect New Delhi with Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu Tawi railway stations.

Booking and reservations for these trains will begin at 4 pm on Monday, May 11 only through IRCTC website. There will be no booking done at railway stations or IRCTC counters. Booking of tickets through agents shall not be allowed. Even platform tickets will not be issued.No provision of Tatkal and premium Tatkal accommodation.Only passengers carrying valid confirmed tickets will be allowed to enter the railway stations. All the passengers will have to wear face masks or a face cover.

Passengers will also be screened at the station of their departure. Only asymptomatic passengers will be allowed to board the trains.All coaches in these 15 special trains will be Air-conditioned

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