IRCTC Special Trains List, Route, Ticket Booking, Cancellation Charges, Refund Policy, Rules: Mail and express trains will start from May 22 after a long gap of about 2 months due to corona virus and lockdown. Along with this, the waiting list for special trains will be released from May 22. The Railway Board issued an order on this on Wednesday. According to the board, passengers on mail and express trains will only get waiting tickets, not confirmed tickets. Ticket booking for these trains will start from May 15.
According to the order, tickets can be booked on the official website of the Indian Railway Catering and Tourjim Corporation. Railway booking counters will be closed till further orders. In such a situation, passengers do not need to go to the counter. According to the Railway Board, 100 waiting lists in AC 3 tier and 50 tickets in AC 2 tier can be booked in waiting list quota. In addition, the board has earmarked 200 waiting tickets for the sleeper class.
Two days after the decision to operate Rajdhani special trains, this relief decision of the railways will bring great relief to the people trapped in different cities and states. On the operation of special trains, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal had said that the efforts of the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi are going on continuously to ensure that the citizens do not face problems in the Tucorona crisis. In this sequence, the train service has been partially started for the convenience of citizens in lockdown. ‘
According to the Railways, the Indian Railways decided to run ‘Shramik Special’ trains after receiving orders from the Ministry of Home Affairs to ensure movement of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at various places by special trains. . As of 13 May 2020, a total of 642 ‘Shramik Special’ trains have been run from various states across the country. About 7.90 lakh passengers have reached their home state.