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Over 3,500 Special Trains Originated Till Now: Railways

Indian Railways began Shramik Special trains from May 1 amid the lockdown

New Delhi:

The Ministry of Railways on Wednesday knowledgeable that over 3,500 Shramik particular trains have been originated until now by Indian Railways carrying greater than 48 lakh passengers to varied locations.

Nearly 80 per cent of complete Shramik trains are destined for varied locations in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

“Most of the destinations in the U.P. are around Lucknow and Gorakhpur and in Bihar around Patna. The convergence of trains to these destinations caused some congestion in a particular section of the network,” the Ministry knowledgeable in a tweet.

Trains originating from Maharashtra and Gujarat and going to UP and Bihar are primarily taking routes of Khandwa-Itarsi-Jabalpur-Manikpur- Prayagraj, Ratlam-Mathura-Palwal-Ghaziabad- Moradabad-Lucknow, Ratlam- Kota-Bayana-Agra-Kanpur and Ratlam-Nagda-Bhopal-Jhansi-Kanpur.

Indian Railways began Shramik Special trains from May 1 amid the lockdown to ship the migrant labourers again residence.

From May 12, fifteen pairs of particular trains are additionally being operated for normal passengers from totally different cities of the nation. Railways plans to run 100 pairs of particular trains from June 1.

The lockdown has been prolonged within the fourth section as much as May 31.

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