Passenger trains to halt, goods trains to continue plying: Railways

Passenger trains to halt, goods trains to continue plying: Railways

Passenger trains to halt, goods trains to continue plying: Railways

All pasenger trains — within and across cities — will come to a standstill till March 31, as the Centre decided to up the crackdown against Covid-19. However, long-distance trains that started their journey before the Janta curfew began can complete their journey.

Movement of citizens through States using buses was also prohibited, a statement from the government said.

The Indian Railways run over 13,500 trains daily. The Railways should allow a complete refund of the fare for all the cancelled services, without levying any cancellation costs, an official said.

src: thehindubusinessline

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