Cancellation of all passenger train services on Indian Railways
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
ISSUED ON 01.05.2020
THE GENERAL MANAGER
PCOM & CPTM/INDIAN RAILWAYS & MD/KRCL
Message no. DTP/2020/05/08
Sub: – Extended Cancellation of Passenger Train Services
In continuation of the measures taken in the wake of COVID-19, it has been decided that the cancellation of all passenger train services on Indian Railways, that is, all Mail/Express (including premium trains); passenger trains; suburban trains and trains of Metro Railway, Kolkata shall be extended till 17th May 2020.
However, movement of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places shall be carried out by special trains, as required by the state governments, in terms of the guidelines issued under Ministry of Home Affairs Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I (A) dated 1st May 2020.
Freight and Parcel operations shall continue, as at present.
Zonal Railways are advised to ensure strict adherence to the above
instructions. Arrange wide publicity through print and electronic media. Confirm
REDDY / RAILWAYS (.)