Indian Railways To Run 392 New Trains From October 20, Check Full List
In a good news for the passengers across the country, who are planning to travel during the festive seasons, Railway has announced to run 196 pair more trains in the upcoming days.
The trains will run between October 20 and November 30 to meet the demand of tickets during the festive seasons which includes Dussehra, Chhat Puja and Diwali among others.
Earlier, Railway Board Chairman and CEO V.K. Yadav had said that the national transporter was planning to introduce 200 special trains between October 15 and November 30 to cater to passenger rush.
Ministry of Railways approves Zonal Railways’ proposal for the operation of 196 pairs of Festival Special trains. The trains will be operated between 20th October to 30th November. The fare applicable for these services will be that applicable for special trains. pic.twitter.com/Xa6XvncgVd
— ANI (@ANI) October 13, 2020
The railways had suspended all regular passenger, mail, and express trains indefinitely on March 25 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
In an order issued on Tuesday, the Railway Board said these festival special trains will be operated at a speed of 55 kmph and the fares applicable will be those of special trains.
The Railways has suspended all its regular services due to the coronavirus pandemic and is operating trains as per demand and necessity.
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