In view of the lockdown due to Corona virus, all passenger trains have now been cancelled till 14 April. Ministry of Railways gave information. This information is given on the press release issued by the Railway Board. Earlier, after the Railway Board meeting, the Ministry of Railways had decided to cancel all trains from 22 March midnight to 31 March. It was said in the order that only freight trains will run during this period.
It is stated in the press entries that all the mail, export and passenger trains, suburban trains will be cancelled till 14 April. Premium trains have also been included. The directive issued said that all railways are strictly following this order. It has been ordered to report the compliance of the officers to the public through print and electronic media, so that the passengers and general public can get information about the order.
In the past, after the cancellation of trains, the railways had given the facility to the passengers that along with the refund of the full fair of their tickets, the tickets can be cancelled for 45 days from the date of departure of trains. Following the current order issued by the railway, many people are cancelling their railway tickets. Meanwhile, the Indian Rail Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has appealed to the people not to cancel their e-tickets on their own through the site of the train is cancelled.