Indian Railways(IRCTC) to restart passenger train from Tuesday (12-May-2020)

Starting from Tuesday 12th May ,2020 the Railways plans to run 15 pairs of trains each day. These trains will run as a special train from New Delhi station Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu Tawi. The trains will have only a “few stoppages,” the official said. The trains scheduled to start this week will be air-conditioned. The fares will be similar to Rajdhani Express fares, a railway ministry official said.   Timings to start ticket booking : Booking for reservation in these trains will start from today at 4 pm. Passengers can only purchase tickets via IRCTC website or IRCTC mobile app. The ticket booking counters at railway stations shall remain closed in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic. No provision of tatkal or premium tatkal accommodation will be available. Only passengers with valid confirmed tickets will be allowed to enter the railway stations. No platforms tickets will be issued. All the travellers must wear a face mask and undergo thorough screenings at the stations. You may need to arrive stations a little early, at least an hour in advance to go through screening and other protocols that need to be maintained.   How to book train tickets ? For ticket booking visit: http://www.irctc.co.in