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15 passenger special trains to start running from May 12

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By EMN Updated: May 11, 2020 10:50 pm
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Dimapur, May 11 (EMN): The ministry of railways has decided to gradually restart passenger train services by initially starting with running of special trains from May 12 in specific routes.

An update by the chief public relations officer of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) informed that 15 special trains will connect 15 important cities of the country with New Delhi station only.

Ticket booking of these special trains can be done only through Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website (https://www.irctc.co.in).

Railway and IRCTC authorised agents are not permitted to book tickets for journey by these special trains for the time being, according to the update.

Railway PRS & ticket booking counters at station will remain closed and no tickets including platform tickets will be sold.

In NFR portion 2, passenger special trains will start running with limited stoppages. 12423/12424 Dibrugarh – New Delhi – Dibrugarh (daily) passenger special will run as per public time table timings from New Delhi from May 12 and from Dibrugarh w.e.f May 14 with stoppages only at Mariyani, Dimapur, Lumding, Guwahati, Kokrajhar, New Jalpaiguri, Katihar Jn, Barauni Jn, Danapur, Pd. Dd Upadhyaya Jn, Prayagraj Jn, and Kanpur Central stations during its both way journeys. And 20501/ 20502 Agartala – New Delhi – Agartala (weekly) passenger special will run as per public time table timings from New Delhi w.e.f May 18 and from Agartala w.e.f May 20 with stoppages only at Badarpur Jn, Guwahati, Kokrajhar, New Jalpaiguri, Katihar Jn, Barauni Jn, Patliputra, Pd. Dd Upadhyaya Jn and Kanpur Central stations during its both way journey.

The fare structure of these special trains will be like regular time-tabled Rajdhani express train/or as per the regular time-tabled train category excluding the catering charges. Passenger with confirmed journey tickets will be only be allowed to enter the station.

It is mandatory for all passengers to wear mask and undergo thermal screening before entering station. Only asymptomatic passengers will be allowed to board the train.

These special trains are in additions to the Shramik Special Trains which are in operations from various locations of the country as per request of the respective state governments.

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By EMN Updated: May 11, 2020 10:50:04 pm
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