Railways planning more special trains, state governments are being consulted: Ministry of Railway

The national transporter had stated that all 230 Special Trains, which are running at present, will continue to operate.’

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New Delhi: The Ministry on Railway on Tuesday announced that more special trains are being planned for the transportation of passengers, and for this state governments are also being consulted.

The announcement comes amid the Unlock 4 plan, which starts from today and will be in motion till 30 September. “More special trains are being planned, state governments are being consulted: Ministry of Railway,” tweeted ANI.

It is worth mentioning that last month, Railways had announced that all regular passenger trains, which were earlier suspended till 12 August, are to remain suspended “until further notice.” However, the national transporter had stated that all 230 Special Trains, which are running at present, will continue to operate.’

While 30 Rajdhani-like air-conditioned trains were started initially, the Railways added 200 more trains that begun services on June 1.

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Apart from these measures, all railway users also have to observe social distancing. They also have to install the Aarogya Setu mobile app. To prevent novel coronavirus from spreading, Indian Railways is not providing pillows, blankets, curtains and other linen items to passengers.