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Workers clean an express train during Unlock 4, in Agartala.

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Commuters travel in the Chennai -Madurai super fast special train as Southern Railway resumed services after over five months suspension due to COVID-19 outbreak, in Chennai.

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First RO-RO train on its way to Bengaluru, in Solapur.

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Residents of a slum near Sarai Rohilla Railway Station, in New Delhi. Supreme Court has directed the removal of 48,000 slum dwellings along the 140 km length of railway tracks in Delhi within three months.

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Coaches of a goods train derailed, in Mathura.

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Broad gauge diesel locomotives stationed at Gede Railway Station ahead of their flag off, before entering Darshana railway station into Bangladesh, in Nadia. 10 broad gauge locomotives were virtually flagged off to Bangladesh by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.

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A deserted railway Howrah station is seen during two days in week mandatory lock down in West Bengal state to prevent spreading off coronavirus in Kolkata. India is the third hardest-hit country by the COVID-19 pandemic in the world after the United States and Brazil.

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A train is stationed on a waterlogged track after heavy rain, in Muzaffarpur.

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Railway tracks are submerged due to heavy rain, in Moradabad.

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Passengers deboard a special train at Howrah Station as seen on World Population Day, during Unlock 2.0, in Kolkata.

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Train coaches are parked near Bhubaneswar railway station during the complete lockdown on weekend imposed by the state government, in Bhubaneswar.

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A view of the Patna railway station wearing deserted look during the complete lockdown imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Patna.

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Railway employees load parcel on a train, during Unlock 2.0, in Prayagraj

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A view of railway coach that has been converted into an isolation centre for the treatment of COVID-19 patients, at Anand Vihar Railway Station, in New Delhi.

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A worker sprays disinfectant on a train coach, converted into an isolation ward for COVID-19 patients, amid spike in coronavirus cases in the national capital, at Anand Vihar Railway Station in New Delhi.

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A health worker sprays disinfectant on railways coaches modified into isolation wards to take care of COVID-19 cases, at Shakurbasti in New Delhi.

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Passengers arrive at Govindpuri station to board a train to their native places, in Kanpur.

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Isolation train coaches prepared for COVID-19 patients, parked at Kela Godam, Shalimar Bagh in New Delhi

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Workers carry oxygen cylinders inside Anand Vihar Railway Station during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi. Train coaches stationed the station will be converted into isolation wards to house COVID-19 patients.

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A worker sprays disinfectant on train coach modified as isolation coach for COVID-19 patients, at a platform of Anand Vihar Railway Station, in New Delhi

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A train coach modified as isolation coach for COVID-19 patients parked at Anand Vihar Railway Station during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A train, temporarily converted into isolation wards for COVID-19 patients, parked at Anand Vihar Railway Station during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Stranded people arrive at Dimapur railway station from Delhi, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Dimapur.

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A worker cleans a train coach, temporarily converted into isolation wards for COVID-19 patients, during the ongoing nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi. Hotels and banquet halls are being converted into wards to accomodate the rising number of COVID-19 patients.

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A train coach modified as isolation coach for COVID-19 patients. All of the platforms at Anand Vihar Railway Station have been reserved for the deployment of isolation coaches.

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A train coach modified as isolation coach for COVID-19 patients. All of the platforms at Anand Vihar Railway Station have been reserved for the deployment of isolation coaches.

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Trains parked at Anand Vihar Railway Station yard during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. All of its platforms have been reserved for the deployment of isolation coaches designed for coronavirus patients.

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A suburban local train, running only for people associated with essential services, halts at a station during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Thane.

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Migrant queue outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus to return to their hometown, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, in Mumbai.

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A robot, 'Captain Arjun', deployed by Central Railway's Railway Protection Force to screen patients and also enhance security surveillance at Pune station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Pune.

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A robot, 'Captain Arjun', deployed by Central Railway's Railway Protection Force to screen patients and also enhance security surveillance at Pune station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Pune.

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Labourers resume routine maintenance work on a railway track, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, near Santipur railway station in Nadia.

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Railway officials stand near COVID-19 Care Centre, prepared by modifying train coaches, near Shakur Basti Ralway Station in New Delhi.

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A view of the inside of a COVID-19 Care Centre, prepared by modifying train coaches, near Shakur Basti Ralway Station in New Delhi.

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Passengers rush to enter the Howrah Station to board a special train for New Delhi during the fifth phase of COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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This combination of photos taken between May 23 and May 30, 2020, shows Indian migrant workers and their children look out from the window of their trains as they return to their villages from metro cities of India. The pandemic has exposed India's deep economic divide as millions of migrant workers have left Indian cities with luggage bags perched on their heads and children in their arms, walking down highways and waiting hours and days in queue to take train in desperate attempts to reach the countryside, abandoned by their employers after having toiled for years building homes and roads.

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Porters wait for passengers during the ongoing nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at a railway platform in Jabalpur.

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Passengers sit in Jan Shatabdi Express train to reach their destination, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mathura. The central government has announced three phases of 'Unlock' to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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Passengers along with their luggage stand in a queue outside Guwahati Railway station to board a train, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati. The central government has announced three phases of 'Unlock' to ease restriction in the country amid coronavirus pandemic whereas the first phase will end on June 30.

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Trains parked at Panvel Railway Station during COVID-19 lockdown 5.0, in Navi Mumbai. Indian Railways started its operation with 200 new trains from Monday, the first day of the 'Unlock 1' phase of the nationwide lockdown imposed to limit the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

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A woman passenger with her child sits inside a coach of the Gondwana Superfast train leaving for New Delhi from Jabalpur Railway Station, in Jabalpur.

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Passengers stand in a queue to enter the New Delhi Railway Station, during COVID-19 lockdown 5.0, in New Delhi.

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Passengers wait outside Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj terminus to board their trains, during COVID-19 lockdown 5.0, in Mumbai.

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Passengers wait outside the Mathura Railway Station to board a train, as Indian Raiway resumes operations of 200 passenger trains, in Mathura.

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Passengers sit in the lounge area of Ranchi Railway station before boarding the Patna Jan Shatabdi Express, in Ranchi. The Indian Railways started its operation with 200 new trains from Monday, the first day of the 'Unlock 1' phase of the nationwide lockdown imposed to limit the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

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A passenger wearing mask waits along with her son for the arrival of a train at the Nizamuddin Railway Station as Indian Railways resumed operations of 200 passenger trains, in New Delhi.

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Passengers sit inside a train at the New Delhi Railway Station as Indian Railways resumed operations of 200 passenger trains, in New Delhi.

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Passengers waiting on platform to board train to return to their home states in New Delhi.

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Passengers arrive New Delhi Railway Station to catch a train to return to their home states in New Delhi.

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A passenger with his pet dog arrive New Delhi Railway Station to catch a train to return to his home state, in New Delhi.

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Passengers arrive New Delhi Railway Station to catch a train to return to their home states in New Delhi.

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Passengers wait in a queue to enter the New Delhi Railway Station as Indian Railways resumed operations of 200 passenger trains, in New Delhi.

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Passengers wait in a queue to enter the New Delhi Railway Station as Indian Railways resumed operations of 200 passenger trains, in New Delhi.

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Passengers sit in a coach of Golconda Express at Vijayawada Railway Station, as Indian Railways resumes operations of 200 passenger trains, in Vijayawada.

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Porters wearing masks wait passengers at the Charbagh Railway Station, on the first day of COVID-19 lockdown 5.0, in Lucknow.

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Passengers sit in a coach of the first special train leaving for New Delhi from the Charbagh Railway Station after the end of COVID-19 lockdown 4.0, in Lucknow. Indian Railways has resumed operations of 200 passenger trains from June 1.

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Railway employees undergo thermal scanning on their arrival to join duty at the Amritsar Railway Station, in Amritsar. Indian Railways has resumed operations of 200 passenger trains from June 1.

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Passengers sit inside the Jan Shatabdi Express train at Mathura Railway Station, in Mathura.

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The train-guard waves flag as the first special train leaves for New Delhi from the Charbagh Railway Station after the end of COVID-19 lockdown 4.0, in Lucknow. Indian Railways has resumed operations of 200 passenger trains from June 1.

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A railway staff member distributes food packets among migrants sitting in Shramik Special train to reach their native places, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at Prayagraj Railway Station.

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Passengers stand in a queue to book their tickets at Howrah Railway Station, after ticket reservation counters opened as part of a graded restoration of passenger railway services, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Chairman, Railway Board, Vinod Kumar Yadav addresses a press conference on the actions taken, preparedness, and update during COVID-19 lockdown, in New Delhi. Member Traffic, PS Mishra, the Principal Director General (M&C), Press Information Bureau, KS Dhatwalia, and the Director-General of Railway Protection Force (RPF), Arun Kumar are also seen.

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Railway employees prepare food packets for migrants traveling by Shramik special train to their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, at old Faridabad railway station.

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Passengers buy railway tickets from counters at Guwahati Railway Station after the railways opened its reservation counters for booking of only reserved tickets, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahati.

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People standing in painted circles wait for their turn to buy tickets from counters at Bikaner railway station after the railways opened its reservation counters for booking of only reserved tickets, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bikaner.

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A man fills a railway ticket form at a counter in Prayagraj Railway Station after the railways opened its reservation counters for booking of only reserved tickets, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Passengers stand in a queue to book their tickets at Howrah Railway Station following the opening of ticket reservation counters as part of a graded restoration of passenger railway services, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A passenger shows his ticket at New Delhi Railway Station following opening of ticket reservation counters as part of a graded restoration of passenger railway services, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Passengers book their tickets at New Delhi Railway Station following opening of ticket reservation counters as part of a graded restoration of passenger railway services, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Railway employees wait for passengers to book tickets following opening of reservation counters as part of a graded restoration of passenger railway services, during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Lucknow.

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People buy railway tickets from a counter at a railway station, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar.

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A railway staff member gives a railway ticket to a passenger from a counter at Amritsar railway station, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amritsar. The railways opened its reservation counters at select stations for booking of only reserved tickets from today.

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Railway workers clean seats in Rajdhani Express train after arriving from New Delhi at Rajendra Nagar Terminal, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Patna.

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Migrants wait to board buses to the Borivali Railway Station on a hot summer day, as part of their journey to their native places during the fourth phase of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Mumbai.

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A police constable clicks a picture of people buying railway tickets from a counter at Prayagraj Railway Station, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj. The railways opened its reservation counters at select stations for booking of only reserved tickets from today.

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Passengers wait at Bhubaneswar railway station to board Rajdhani express train to New Delhi which is late by five hours from the scheduled time, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Bhubaneswar.

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Workers repair railway tracks after the locomotive of Tirur-Jaipur Shramik Special Express derailed at Padil near Mangaluru.

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A young boy sits on luggage as a railway porter pushes the cart after arriving at Howrah Station via a train from New Delhi, during the 4th phase of the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A worker cleans the Rajdhani Express train, amid COVID-19 lockdown in Patna.

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Passengers from Delhi arrive at Jammu-Tawi Railway Station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Jammu

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Passengers wait to board a train to Delhi at Howrah station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Passengers wait to board a train to Delhi at Howrah station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Passengers wait to board a train to Delhi at Howrah station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Passengers wait to board a train to Delhi at Howrah station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Passengers wait to board a train to Delhi at Howrah station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A passenger undergoes thermal screening after arriving from New Delhi by Rajdhani Express at Ranchi Railway Station, during the COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Ranchi.

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Passengers wait in a queue for exit on their arrival at the Ranchi Railway Station from New Delhi, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Ranchi.

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Migrants join their hands in reverence for the state government after arriving from Kanpur via 'Shramik Special' train at Hatia Railway Station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Ranchi.

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Railway officials check documents of migrants before boarding a special train for Bihar, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Moradabad.

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Passengers waiting at Howrah station before boarding a train to Delhi, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A railway employee provides water to migrants sitting in a train on their way to their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Jabalpur.

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Passengers arrive at Vijayawada Railway Station to board a special train for New Delhi, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Vijayawada.

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Passengers arrive at Trivandrum Central railway station following the resumption of passenger train services by Indian Railways connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Trivandrum.

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Passengers wait in a queue for thermal screening on their arrival via Rajdhani Express from New Delhi at Trivandrum Central railway station, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Trivandrum.

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Migrants arrive at Amethi Railway Station by a special train from Ahmedabad, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Amethi.

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Medics conduct thermal screening of passengers who have arrived from Delhi at Mumbai Central station following the resumption of passenger train services by Indian Railways connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mumbai.

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A woman carrying her child arrives from Delhi at Mumbai Central station following the resumption of passenger train services by Indian Railways connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mumbai.

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Passengers arrive from Delhi at Mumbai Central station following the resumption of passenger train services by Indian Railways connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Mumbai.

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A worker sprays disinfectant on the bag of a passenger at Rajendra Nagar Terminal following the resumption of passenger train services by Indian Railways connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Patna

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Passengers from Delhi arrive at Jammu Tawi railway station following the resumption of passenger train services by Indian Railways connecting major cities, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Jammu.

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