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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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Medics conduct a health check-up for passengers who have arrived at Jammu Railway Station following the resumption of passenger train services by Indian Railways connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Jammu.

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Passengers arrive 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 New Delhi arrive by Rajdhani Express at a railway station following the resumption of passenger train services by Indian Railways connecting major cities, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Patna

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Passengers maintain social distance as they arrive to board a special train to Delhi at Howrah station during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Workers disinfectant the doors of a special train for Delhi at Howrah station following the resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Kolkata.

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Passengers walk on a flyover who were coming from Ajmeri Gate towards Paharganj to enter New Delhi Railway Station for boarding a train to reach their native places, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemics, in New Delhi.

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Passengers arrive at New Delhi Railway Station to board special trains following the resumption of passenger train services by Indian Railways connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A passenger carrying a child waits at Howrah Station to board a special train to Delhi during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A railway officer checks the ticket of a passenger boarding a train to Delhi at Howrah Station during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Kolkata.

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A health worker sprays disinfectant at New Delhi Railway station, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in New Delhi. Indian Railways has resumed the passenger train services in a graded manner.

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Passengers walk to board a train to reach New Delhi at a railway station following the resumption of passenger train services by the Indian Railways in a graded manner, during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, in Bhubaneswar

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Workers sanitise a train coach at Guwahati Railway Station, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Guwahati.

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

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Migrants who have arrived from Ahmedabad in Gujarat walk to board buses to reach their native places after arriving by a special train at Praygraj railway station, during the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Passengers board a train at Prayagraj Junction following the resumption of passenger train services by the Indian Railways in a graded manner, during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against coronavirus, in Prayagraj.

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A railway official checks documents of passengers before boarding a train at a railway station following the resumption of passenger train services by the Indian Railways in a graded manner, during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, in Bhopal.

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Medics conduct thermal screening of passengers before boarding a train at Prayagraj Junction following the resumption of passenger train services by the Indian Railways in a graded manner, during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, in Prayagraj.

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Aerial view of New Delhi-Dibrugarh special train during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Ghaziabad.

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View of Shramik special train going through Ghaziabad during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown.

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People enter towards a platform of New Delhi Railway Station following resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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People board a train at New Delhi Railway Station following resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A man spits water on rail tracks as passengers line up their bags on the railway station platform to reserve their spots in boarding queue in New Delhi

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People line up to board trains outside New Delhi railway station in New Delhi. India is reopening some of its colossal rail network as the country looks at easing its nearly seven-week strict lockdown amid an increase in coronavirus infections.

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A view of moving passenger train to Dibrugarh is seen at New Delhi Railway Station during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A special train to Dibrugarh is decorated with flowers seen at New Delhi Railway Station following resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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A special train from New Delhi to Dibrugarh is at platform following resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Migrant people wave as they leave in a special train from New Delhi Railway Station to reach their homes following resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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People wait to enter New Delhi Railway Station following resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Passengers arrive at New Delhi railway station to board train for their destination during ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown.

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People maintain social distance as they wait to enter a platform of New Delhi Railway Station following resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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People maintain social distance as they wait to enter New Delhi Railway Station following resumption of passenger train services connecting major cities, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi.

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People line up to board trains outside New Delhi railway station in New Delhi. India is reopening some of its colossal rail network as the country looks at easing its nearly seven-week strict lockdown amid an increase in coronavirus infections.

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Trains stationed at Guwahati Railway Station, during the ongoing nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, in Guwahat. Indian Railways said it will gradually resume passenger train services from May 12.

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Fire-fighters spray disinfectant at Mathura Railway Station during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Mathura.

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Migrants wait to undergo temperature tests on their arrival at the Prayagraj Junction by a special train, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Prayagraj.

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Trains are stationed at New Delhi Railway Station during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi. Indian Railways said it will gradually resume passenger train services from May 12.

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Railway employees take part in a drill at New Delhi railway station during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in New Delhi. Indian Railways said it will gradually resume passenger train services from May 12.

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A deserted view of Old Delhi railway station.

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With suspension of train services, New Delhi railway station, one of India’s busiest railway stations, stands deserted.

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Migrants gather at the Chennai Central Railway Station for information regarding travel arrangements, during the ongoing government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19, in Chennai.

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Migrant workers and pilgrims wave as they board a train to their native places, during the ongoing COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, in Ajmer.

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RPF personnel click pictures of migrants as they wait in a queue to board a special train for Gorakhpur to reach their respective native places, at Vasai Railway Station in Mumbai.

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Police personnel applaud for migrants on their arrival by a special train, during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, in Prayagraj.

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Migrants board a special train for Hatia in Jharkhand, amid the nationwide lockdown, at Lingampally Station in Telangana. This was the first special train to transport the stranded migrants. The 24-coach train, which usually seats 72 people in a compartment, contained only 54 people in each in accordance with social distancing guidelines.

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Migrants wait to board a special train for Hatia in Jharkhand, amid the nationwide lockdown, at Lingampally Station in Telangana. This was the first special train to transport the stranded migrants. The 24-coach train, which usually seats 72 people in a compartment, contained only 54 people in each in accordance with social distancing guidelines.

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Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel draw social distancing mark on a floor at Dr MG Ramachandran Central Railway station during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the coronavirus pandemic, in Chennai.

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A deserted view of New Delhi railway station during the nationwide lockdown in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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A deserted view of platform in New Delhi railway station during the nationwide lockdown in wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Trains are seen parked in a railway yard during the nationwide lockdown in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Workers prepare Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits for East Central Railways (ECR) at a factory, during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Patna.

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Railway employees wearing masks watch a group of monkey taking rest at a foot over bridge, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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Railway employees wearing masks arrive to board a special train, during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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A worker sprays disinfectant on a train during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Ghaziabad.

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Trucks stand parked at a railway station for transportation of essential commodities during the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, in Nagaon.

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A freight train approaches the Anand Vihar Station in New Delhi. Railway freight trains remain operation during the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.

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New Delhi Railway Station wears a deserted look during the nationwide lockdown imposed in wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi. PM Narendra Modi announced that the lockdown has been extended till May 3 and will be imposed even more strictly.

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Workers push a cart loaded with medicines and COVID-19 PPEs during a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, at a railway station in Patna.

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Trains are seen parked at a yard during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Santragachi in Howrah.

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Workers prepare a railway coach to be used as an isolation ward for COVID-19 patients, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Prayagraj.

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A railway technician inside a train coach which has been converted into an isolation ward for the treatment of Covid-19 affected patients, at Coaching Complex Rajendra Nagar in Patna.

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Indian railway employees sprays disinfectant on a train coach at Tikiapara railway station, in Howrah. Indian railways converts train coaches into isolation wards for treating COVID-19 patients.

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A railway employee sanitize a train coach at Tikiapara railway station, in Howrah. Indian railways converts train coaches into isolation wards for treating COVID-19 patients.

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Railway employees fix mosquito nets as they work to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus at Tikiapara railway station, in Howrah.

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Railway employees work to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus at Tikiapara railway station, in Howrah.

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Good Trains stand parked at Tughlakabad railway station during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Delhi.

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Good Trains stand parked at Tughlakabad railway station during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Delhi.

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Railway technicians modify a train coach into an isolation ward for the treatment of Covid-19 affected patients at Rajendra Nagar terminal in Patna.

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A deserted look of Howrha Bridge and Railway Station during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak.

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Railways worker prepares a train coach converted into isolation ward for COVID 19 patients, during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Tikiapara Rail workshop in Howrah district.

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Deserted Nizamuddin Railway Station during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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A view of a prepared railway coach to be used as isolation wards for COVID 19 patients, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, in Patna.

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Trains stand parked at New Delhi Railway Station during a nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi.

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Workers clean railway coaches to be used as isolation wards for COVID 19 patients, during a nationwide lockdown in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Trucks stand parked at a perishable cargo centre during the nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, at Azadpur in New Delhi.

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Howrah railway station wears a deserted look during a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in West Bengal.

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Workers convert old train coaches into isolation wards for treating COVID-19 patients, at Central Railway's Matunga workshop in Mumbai.

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A railway employee works to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus.

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A railway employee works to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus.

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A railway employee works to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus.

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Railway employees fix mosquito nets as they work to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus in Guwahati.

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A railway employee works to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus in Guwahati.

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Railway employees fix mosquito nets as they work to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus in Guwahati.

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Railway employee Dipen Barman, inspects a train coach being converted into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus in Guwahati.

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Railway employees work to convert a train coach into an isolation ward for the fight against the new coronavirus in Guwahati.

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Railway police officials patrol at Churchgate station during the a nationwide lockdown, imposed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, in Mumbai.

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Mathura Cantt. Railway station is seen deserted during the complete lockdown to contain the Covid-19, in Mathura.

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Trains are seen parked at a yard during the nationwide lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Patna.

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Volunteers distribute free food packets to stranded migrant workers at MGR Central railway station, during nation-wide lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, in Chintadripet, Chennai.

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Ticket counters of Guwahati railway station wear a deserted look during a 21-day nationwide lockdown in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, in Guwahati.

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A deserted view of Prayagraj Railway Junction after lockdown in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, in Prayagraj.

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Trains are parked at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus during restrictions due to COVID-19 situation in Mumbai.

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Trains are seen parked at a yard after lockdown, in New Delhi.

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Trains are seen parked at a yard after lockdown, in New Delhi. Delhi will be locked down from March 23 to March 31, till midnight due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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