Indian Railways cancels all trains till May 17, except Shramik special trains

Indian Railways in an official release on Saturday said that all passenger trains have been cancelled till May 17. However Shramik Special trains will run as and when required by the state governments.

Indian Railways said, “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 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 Shramik Special trains, as required by the State Governments, in terms of the guidelines issued by MHA. Freight and Parcel train operations shall continue, as at present,” Railways added.