Due to the Coronavirus crisis, the Indian Railways has given relief to the people by announcing the running of 200 trains from June 1 amid the lockdown implemented across the country.
Due to the Coronavirus crisis, the Indian Railways has given relief to the people by announcing the running of 200 trains from June 1 amid the lockdown implemented across the country. Railways (Indian Railways) reported this on Tuesday. Booking of tickets for trains has started on May 21, ie today at 10 am. Earlier, the Railways only talked about non-AC trains, but these trains will also have AC and General coaches.
Booking of tickets for these trains can be done online only through IRCTC website or app. You have to book tickets through your own login by visiting the site or app. Anyone can travel through these trains. These trains have to follow the same rules, which are currently applicable for special trains. With this, screening will be done at the station and passengers will have to comply with the rules of social distancing. The station has to be reached before the time and entry and exit gates will be different.
What is the guideline before booking a train?
- Booking of tickets will be done only through IRCTC website or app.
- According to the notification issued by the railway, RAC and waiting tickets will also be available in these trains. However, those waiting tickets will not be allowed to board the train.
- All passengers traveling in these trains will be screened at the boarding station and only those passengers who do not have signs of corona will be allowed to travel.
- Blankets will not be provided inside the train. Passengers have been advised to carry bed sheets and blankets for the journey.
- Along with this, it will be mandatory for all travelers to download the Arogya Setu application. Along with this, face cover or face mask will also be necessary.
- Passengers must arrive at the station 90 minutes before the departure time of the train. The general rules of railways will apply regarding ticket cancellation.
In its tweet on Tuesday, the Railways announced to run additional trains, “In addition to labor special trains, Indian Railways is going to run 200 additional trains daily from June 1”.