New Delhi: In view of the danger of corona virus, the government has taken a big decision. Now till March 31, all trains, metro and interstate bus services have been closed. Earlier, the Railways had said that passenger trains will not be operational till 31 March across the country. Only goods trains are exempted from this order.
According to a release issued by PIB, in view of the action being taken on the corona virus, Indian Railways closed all passenger train services including premium train, mail / express, passenger, suburban train, Kolkata Metro Rail, Konkan Railway till March 31. Have decided to do. However, very limited services of suburban trains and Kolkata Metro Rail will continue till 22 March.
It says that trains which have started their journey before four o’clock on March 22 will go to their destination, adequate arrangements will be made for the passengers. To ensure the supply of essential goods, the movement of freight trains will continue. Passengers can take a full refund of all canceled trains by 21 June.
Earlier, a source said that only 400 Mail Express trains are running now. These trains will stop once they reach the destination. Not a single train will run after that. According to the information, all major stations will be evacuated.