coronavirus update indiaas on : 02 June 2020 04:01 GMT+5:30
Centre: More Trains To Resume,Booking At Railway Counters In 2-3 Days
More trains to resume, "time to take India towards normalcy," says Railways Minister Piyush Goyal: news agency PTI
Centre: More Trains To Resume, Booking At Railway Counters In 2-3 Days
New Delhi: Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today said that more trains will be allowed soon, asserting that it is time to take India toward normalcy after weeks of the worldwide shutdown to slow the spread of coronavirus.
"We will announce the resumption of more trains; it is time to take India towards normalcy," Piyush Goyal was quoted as saying by Press Trust of India.
Across the country from Friday, the booking of train tickets would resume at around 1.7 lakh centers across the country.
The Minister added"Bookings also will resume at ticket counters of stations in the next two-three days; we are conducting studies, developing the protocol,"
In the late march, the trains were stopped, along with flights and metros, after the country went into lockdown.
Earlier this month, migrants special or "Sharmik Express" trains started running to take migrants stranded by the coronavirus lockdown to their home states.200 more trains were announced last week.