Regular trains cancelled till August 12, special trains will continue: Railways

The special 230 trains will continue to function, said the national transporter.
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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all regular time-tabled passenger services, including Mail/Express trains, passenger and suburban services stand cancelled until 12 August, the Railway Board said on Thursday.

“It has been decided that regular time-tabled passenger services including Mail/Express, passenger and suburban services stand cancelled up to 12.08.2020,” the Railway Board said in a statement.

Regular trains cancelled till August 12, special trains will continue: Railways. Image – Railways
  • Also, all the tickets booked for the regular time-tabled trains from 1 July-12 August also stand cancelled.

“It has also been decided that all the tickets booked for the regular time-tabled trains for the journey date from 01.07.20 to 12.08.20 also stand cancelled and full refund will be generated,” said the Railway Board.

  • However, the 230 special trains that have been put in motion during the lockdown will continue to run, the national transporter said.

Earlier this week, the Indian Railways has decided to provide a full refund for all regular train tickets booked before or on 14 April, 2020. Bookings of a regular train ticket for a date 120 days after 14 April, 2020, will be cancelled and IRCTC will initiate a full refund automatically.

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