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Lockdown: Railways Cancels Tickets For Regular Trains Till June 30, Passengers To Get Full Refund

Shramik Special trains to ferry stranded migrants to their home states and other special trains will continue to run, the railways said.

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Lockdown: Railways Cancels Tickets For Regular Trains Till June 30, Passengers To Get Full Refund
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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Lockdown: Railways Cancels Tickets For Regular Trains Till June 30, Passengers To Get Full Refund
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2020-05-14T11:00:59+05:30

The Railways on Thursday said it has cancelled all tickets booked for regular passenger trains scheduled till June 30.

However, Shramik Special trains, which started from May 1 to ferry stranded migrants to their home states, will continue to run, the railways said. The special trains which started running from May 12 will continue to operate, an order from the railways said.

The tickets, which are to be cancelled, were booked during the lockdown period when the railways was allowing bookings for journeys in June.

Regular mail, express, passenger and suburban services of the railways had been suspended from March 25 due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown.

Earlier, all bookings for regular trains were stopped till May 17, till the third phase of lockdown remains in force.

(With PTI inputs)


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