Indian Railways has announced the resumption of operations of normal trains. According to the information given by the railway, booking for reservation in trains running from New Delhi will start at 4 pm on May 11. It has been said by Indian Railways that currently there are plans to start 15 pairs of passenger trains (ie 30 return trips) from May 12.
How to book tickets?
According to the information, the ticket booking counters at the stations will remain closed and no tickets including platform tickets will be issued from the counter. These bookings can only be done from the IRCTC website.
Indian Railways plans to gradually restart passenger train operations from 12th May, 2020, initially with 15 pairs of trains
These trains will be run as special trains from New Delhi Station connecting 15 important cities of the countryhttps://t.co/tOvEFT1C8Zpic.twitter.com/dvdxKaxshM
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) May 10, 2020
Must wear face mask mandatory
Wearing a face mask of passengers has been made mandatory for any passenger to not have any problem during the journey. On behalf of the railway, it has been said that all passengers at the station will also have to undergo screening (corona) during the departure. Only passengers who will not have any symptoms of infection will be allowed.
Which route will trains run?
According to information received from the railway, these trains will run from New Delhi to Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, and Jammu.