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New Delhi: Indian Railways is running special train services all across the country for the convenience of passengers. These services include Mail/Express Trains, Passenger Trains, and Suburban Trains.
Apart from regular train services, additional trains are being run during April-May 2021 as summer special trains, said the Ministry of Railways in a release.
As of 20.04.2021, Indian Railways is running a total of 1512 special train services(Mail/Express and Festival Specials) on an average per day. Total 5387 suburban train services and 981 passenger train services are also operational, the release informed.
“As on 21.04.2021, Indian Railways is operating 53 special train services from Northern Railway(Delhi area), 41 special train services from Central Railway, and 5 special train services from Western Railway daily to the various destinations across the country.”
The Ministry added that in the period from 12.04.2021 to 21.04.2021, Indian Railways operated total of 432 special train services from Central and Western Railways and 1166 special train services from Northern Railway(Delhi area).
“Indian Railways will continue to run special trains as per the demand on routes. Indian Railways shall make all efforts to ensure that passengers may travel comfortably without any inconvenience. Indian Railways is fully prepared to operate trains at short notices on any particular route,” said the Ministry.
In view of the Covid-19, Indian Railways is making all-out efforts to raise awareness of railway passengers and the general public with regard to Covid guidelines and protocols. (PR)