Keeping in mind the process of unlocking with the graph of coronavirus falling in various states of India and the number of Covid-19 cases falling below one lakh during the last 12 days, the Indian Railways on Friday said that it has started 660 more trains in a month. operation has been approved.
New Delhi: Keeping in view the process of unlocking with the graph of coronavirus falling in various states of India and the number of Covid-19 cases falling below one lakh during the last 12 days, the Indian Railways on Friday said that it has The operation of 660 more trains has been approved. In a statement, the Ministry of Railways said that with the pace of corona flattening out, Indian Railways will introduce several special trains to facilitate the travel of the public, provide trains for the movement of migrant workers and eliminate waiting lists in various origin destination clusters. Operations are going to increase.
Before the second wave of COVID picked up pace, on an average about 1768 Mail/Express trains were operating daily. As on 18 June 2021, about 983 Mail/Express trains are operating daily, which is about 56 percent as compared to the pre-COVID level. The number of trains is gradually being increased based on the demand and business requirements.
As of June 1, 2021, around 800 Mail/Express trains were in operation. During the period from 1st June to 18th June 2021, Zonal Railways were approved to operate 660 additional Mail/Express trains. The statement said that the Zonal Railway Divisions are advised to resume the operation of trains in a phased manner keeping in view the local situation, ticket demand situation and COVID cases in the region. The Railways had suspended the operation of many trains amid the second wave of Covid in India.
How to book train tickets
If you also want to book train tickets, then first of all you go to IRCTC website or download its app. If you go to the IRCTC website, you will have to register as an individual there. You have to create your username and password and then login to the website by entering the answer username and password. You will reach the Book Your Ticket page where you can proceed for ticket booking by selecting from where you want to travel, which day you want to travel and in which class you want to travel. Continue to process like this, your ticket will be booked
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