Despite the improvement in the condition of Corona in the country, a large number of trains are still locked. Special trains are running on most of the major routes, but people have to pay double the fare. In such a situation, there is good news – the Ministry of Railways expects that all Mail-Express will start by March. Railways are preparing to bring regular trains on track.
There were about 12 thousand passenger express running before the Corona transition in the country. According to the Railway Ministry, more than 1100 out of 1700 Mail-Express trains are running now. 90% of the five to six thousand suburban expresses are running. There are around 3.5 thousand inter state trains, out of which only about 300 are running. According to the Railway Ministry, there is an attempt to run all Mail-Express trains by March.
The Union Health and Home Ministry will review the status of Covid and report to the Ministry of Railways. The decision will be to run more interstate trains on the basis of their mutual consent in the states. As in all other states except Maharashtra and Kerala, the Corona is now under control. Therefore, it is believed that the number of trains will start increasing from next month.
Double fare in special train
Earlier, there were 608 mail-express and passenger train on the route of the West Central Rail Zone. At present, only 162 are running in three divisions. Fare is normal on Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Varanasi route. There is an extra charge of 200 to 800 rupees for the long route in the festival special and train running on other routes. According to Niranjan Wadhwani, member of the Railway Advisory Committee, a letter will be written to start the regular train.
Maharashtra: More than double the fare for short distance
Earlier there were 2,226 trains running from different zones, now there are 1745. On a busy route like Bhusaval-Mumbai, there is more than double the fare. Passenger fares on this route are 85, 300 for express and 800 for festival train. is. The state has sent a recommendation to start passenger and local trains. Out of the 16 thousand buses of state transport, 13 thousand buses are operating now.
Chhattisgarh: Pooja Special train expanded, but double load on passengers
Only 96 trains out of 343 are running in South East Central Railway. Durg-Bhopal Amarkantak Express Special’s base fair for Raipur to Shahdol is Rs 190, Reservation Charge Rs 20 and Superfast Charge Rs 30. Durg-Nizamuddin’s base fair run as Pooja Special is Rs 365, Reservation Charge Rs 20 and Superfast Charge Rs 30. Pooja special trains have been expanded.
Rajasthan: 80 rupees in place of 35 for going from Kota to Sawai Madhopur
There are 65 mail-express trains running daily from Kota division of West Central Railway. There is not a single passenger train in them. Mathura-Nagda is the most busy route. In special trains between Jaipur-Mumbai people have to pay more than double the fare. 35 Kota between Kota-Sawai Madhopur. 80 instead of Rs. Feeling charged. The fare from the first Kota to Ramganj Mandi is Rs. 35. It used to be Rs 45 now. Are looking
Haryana: 385 express trains used to run, currently 125 are running
There were about 385 expresses from Haryana. Currently 125 are running. 120 express and 52 passenger trains were to come from Rewari Junction everyday. There are 68 express trains coming and going here. The most busy route in the state is Rewari-Delhi. The passenger train fare here is Rs 20, but now passengers have to pay Rs 45 in special trains.
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