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Ministry of Home Affairs Issues Guidelines for Special Train Passengers. Ministry of Home Affairs issued guidelines for railway passengers, know what to do before traveling

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Ministry of Home Affairs Issues Guidelines for Special Train Passengers

new Delhi. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued guidelines for the operation of special trains starting on Tuesday (May 12). According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, only confirmed e-ticket holders will be allowed to travel. Necessary screening of all passengers will be done, passengers who have no signs of infection will be allowed to travel. The Ministry of Home Affairs has said that all passengers will be given sanitizer at the entry and exit points of the station and in coaches, it is necessary to apply masks during the journey. Necessary guidelines have been issued for train passengers such as social distancing, confirmed tickets, wearing masks.

The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued guidelines for rail travel saying that it will be necessary for railway passengers to wear masks during the journey and special care should be taken for social distancing. Every passenger will have to follow the guideline and the railway station will also have to make arrangements for the convenience. Please tell that, the train will leave from Delhi for 15 cities of the country, for which booking will be started from today i.e. on May 11 in the evening.

Know the new guidelines of the Ministry of Home Affairs before the train journey

  • First, the Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the railway passengers to exercise caution during the journey.
  • According to the instructions of the Union Home Ministry, the route will be decided on which route the train will run and when it will run. For this, he will be in touch with the Union Home Ministry, Union Health Ministry.
  • The Railway Ministry will issue guidelines on what will be the timing of the train, how will the booking be done, how to take entry at the station and the train.
  • Only those whose e-ticket is confirmed will be allowed to come to the station.
  • Only on the basis of e-ticket, entry of a passenger or driver of a cab will be able.
  • Passengers will be screened at every railway station, only those who are normal will get entry.
  • There should be a facility of hand sanitizer at the entry exit of every coach, railway station.
  • Every passenger needs to wear a mask, both in the station and the rail.
  • It is necessary to follow social distancing while boarding and disembarking the train.
  • An advisory will be issued by the Ministry of Railways, which is to be followed by the railway employees.
  • When the train arrives at its last station, all passengers will have to follow the rules of that state and assist the authorities.

Know where the train will run

According to Indian Railways, passenger train services will start in a phased manner from tomorrow (May 12) (Tuesday) and initially 15 pairs of trains (30 trains including up-and-down) will run on select routes. Also, the railway said that passengers who reserve seats in these trains must reach the railway station at least one hour before the departure time. Railways have been told that trains will run from New Delhi to Dibrugarh, Agartala, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu Tawi.

You can get reservations for these special trains through the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website and the Rail Connect app from today (11 May 2020) at 4 pm. Booking will be online only, all booking counters will be closed.

This post was published on May 11, 2020 4:10 pm

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