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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways Suspends All Passenger Trains From March 22 To March 31

According to a new order issued by the railways, only goods trains will run from March 22 midnight to March 31 midnight.

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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways Suspends All Passenger Trains From March 22 To March 31
Trains are parked at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus during restrictions due to COVID-19 situation in Mumbai.
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Railways Suspends All Passenger Trains From March 22 To March 31
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2020-03-22T13:44:10+05:30

In an unprecedented move, the railways on Sunday announced the suspension of all its passenger services from March 22 midnight to March 31 midnight and said only goods trains will run during the said period.

The railways had already trimmed down its services on Friday by canceling a majority of trains. However, it had allowed all trains that had already started the journey to continue.

According to a new order issued by the railways, only goods trains will run from March 22 midnight to March 31 midnight.

"However, bare minimum suburban services and the Kolkata Metro Rail service will continue till March 22 midnight. Thereafter, these services will also be stopped till March 31 midnight," a spokesperson of the Indian Railways said.


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