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Rajendra Prasad Mohapatra

With improvement in Covid-19 situation, Indian Railways has decided to provide Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS) facility as per the applicability in all the Mail/Express Trains.

Meanwhile, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has decided to restore un-reserved journey facility in second class seating coaches as per applicability in 93 Mail/Express trains originating from its jurisdiction, gradually starting from May 1.

As per sources, the process will take some time, latest by second week of August.

“Out of 93 Mail/Express trains, 17 trains are like inter-city like trains where second class journey will be earmarked as reserved and unreserved coaches. Similarly, second class seating journey in other 76 long distance Mail/Express trains will be applicable as in pre-covid times,” stated ECoR in a press release.

Notably, during Covid-19 pandemic, Indian Railways had restricted unreserved travel facility in all the trains and made it reserved coaches to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Taking the gradual normalisation of Covid-19 situation into account, the Indian Railways then decided to provide second class seating journey service with earmarked for reserved and unreserved as per the applicability.

(Edited by Ramakant Biswas)

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