RD Bajpai, Railways Executive Director, speaking to ANI. Photo/ANI
RD Bajpai, Railways Executive Director, speaking to ANI. Photo/ANI

Only asymptomatic persons with confirmed tickets allowed to board trains: Railways

ANI | Updated: May 12, 2020 10:55 IST


New Delhi [India], May 12 (ANI): As the Indian Railways gears up to partially resume its passenger train operations from Tuesday, Railways Executive Director RD Bajpai informed that only asymptomatic persons with confirmed tickets will be allowed to board trains.
Speaking to ANI about the development, Railways Executive Director, RD Bajpai said, "Social distancing norms will be followed at stations and on the trains. Only asymptomatic persons and those with confirmed tickets can travel. No waitlisted tickets have been issued."

The Railways will partially resume its passenger train services after over one and a half months of halt owing to the COVID-19 lockdown in the country.
These trains will be run as special trains from New Delhi station connecting Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad, and Jammu Tawi.
The Railways had continued to run freight trains during the lockdown period to ensure the supply of goods and commodities around the country. (ANI)

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