Amid the fear of raising cases of Coronavirus in the country, many people have start avoid travelling and the impact has clearly visible on Indian Railways. Recently the Indian Railways cancelled the services of 40 trains on several route amid the low occupancy.
Lt. Shashi Kiran, Region DGM of North Western Railway (NWR) said the decision has been taken to cancel 40 trains due to the situation resulting from COVID-19 and low passenger load. The train services will remain suspended till further orders.
The South Central Railway (SCR) has also announced that it has cancelled as many as 10 trains scheduled to run between April 28 and June 1. The cancellations will affect some services to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra.
The SCR has also rescheduled the departure timing of Train No. 07229 from Thiruvananathapuram to Secunderabad. Instead of 7 a.m., the train will depart from Thiruvanathapuram at 9.30 a.m., from April 28 to May 12.