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March 22, 2020 at 6:39 pm | Government Legal & Tax

COVID-19: Cancellation of all train services by Indian Railways

New Delhi: 1.       In continuation of the measures taken in the wake of COVID-19, it has been decided that all passenger train services on Indian Railways including Premium trains, Mail/Express trains, Passenger trains, Suburban Trains, Kolkata Metro Rail, Konkan Railway etc shall be cancelled till the 2400hrs of 31.03.2020. However, bare minimum level of services of suburban trains and Kolkata Metro Rail shall continue up to 2400hrs of 22.03.2020.

2.       Trains which had already commenced their journey, prior     to 0400 hrs of 22.03.2020, will run-up to their destinations. Adequate arrangements shall be made for the passengers, who have commenced their journey during the travel and at their destinations.

3.       To ensure the essential supplies in various parts of the country, movement of goods trains will continue.

4.       To make it more convenient for passengers, full refund for all cancelled trains may be taken till 21.06.2020. Adequate arrangements shall be made to facilitate hassle-free refund to passengers affected by train cancellations.

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