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Govt allows Zonal Railways to decide on reopening of retiring rooms at stations amid COVID-19

ANI | Updated: Mar 03, 2021 19:13 IST


New Delhi [India], March 3 (ANI): The Ministry of Railways on Thursday gave a permission to Zonal Railways to decide on reopening of retiring rooms at railway stations keeping in view the COVID-19 conditions and protocols issued by the government.

"Considering the convenience of passengers, Railways has decided to allow operation of retiring room at stations subject to fulfilment of protocols issued by the government. These conveniences were discontinued post announcement of lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus," read a statement by the Ministry.
The Railway Board has already allowed operations of retiring rooms, Rail Yatri Niwas and hotels managed by IRCTC, the statement added.
Several special express and passenger trains services have been introduced in a phased manner across the country. (ANI)

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