Indian Railways News Updates: Railways cancels all trains till June-end

Indian Railways News Updates: The Indian Railways official announced on Thursday that all the train tickets booked till June 30 were cancelled, IRCTC E-tickets will automatically be cancelled and the full amount will be refunded to them but for those who booked the tickets from the counter will be given six months time to apply for a full refund.

Indian Railway official further said that all the passenger trains will remain suspended till further notice. However, the Sharamik Special train services and 15 special trains will continue to run. The railways also revised the guidelines for cancellation of tickets and refund of fares due to COVID-19 Pandemic.

Railway officials said that keeping in view the COVID-19 crisis, it will be mandatory for passengers to fill up their address details for any bookings, at least 12 cases, passengers travelling in trains were later found to be COVID-19 positive. A provision added related to include the destination address has been made on the IRCTC website. The govt will use the data to facilitate contact tracing in case COVID-19 infections are detected among the train passengers, later on, said by the Railway spokesperson RD Bajpai. Indian Railways News Updates

List of the 15 special trains:-

New Delhi – Patna
New Delhi – Ranchi
New Delhi – Howrah
New Delhi – Bilaspur
New Delhi – Chennai
New Delhi – Agartala
New Delhi – Madgaon
New Delhi – Dibrugarh
New Delhi – Bengaluru
New Delhi – Ahmedabad
New Delhi – Jammu Tawi
New Delhi – Bhubaneswar
New Delhi – Secunderabad
New Delhi – Mumbai Central
New Delhi – Thiruvananthapuram



Published:- Hindustan View 15/05/2020 

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