IRCTC Latest News Today: As the coronavirus cases are declining across states and various cities have relaxed lockdown restrictions, the Indian Railways on Friday announced that it will run 660 more trains in June to facilitate the movement of passengers and migrant workers. Issuing a statement, the Railways said that in the pre-Covid times, about 1,768 mail and express trains were operating daily on an average.
The Railways also added that about 983 mail and express trains are being operated daily as on Friday, which is about 56 per cent of the pre-Covid level. The number of trains is being enhanced gradually in accordance with the demand and commercial justification, it said.
In the statement, the Railways further added that about 800 mail and express trains were in operation as on June 1.
Ful list of trains that will resume operation in June:
“During the period from June 1 to June 18, approval for operating 660 additional mail/express trains has been given to the zonal railways,” it said.
These include 552 mail and express trains and 108 holiday special trains. The zonal railways have been advised to restore trains in a graded manner, keeping in view the local conditions, the demand for tickets and the Covid situation in the region.
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