By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Apr 10, 2020 15:10 IST
Indian Railways starts Ticket Booking of trains from 15 April? No decision on Rail services yet

An official report announced that the Indian Railways started ticket booking for passenger trains from 15 April, is baseless. On Friday Indian Railways clarified that Train services except essential services, are not running and decision has not yet taken on resume of Trains after April 15. Prime Minister has implemented the Lockdown for 21 days in India against Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). A government notice on Saturday stated that as per the report that booking and train services to start after April 15, the decision has not yet taken.

The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has not taken decision to resume services. Indian Railway will be started till 15 April as the Prime Minister. Those people who have booked the Railway in India before the announcement of the Lockdown 21 days also can utilize their previously booked tickets.

Indian Railways Ticket Booking

Passenger services had been discontinued from March 22 till March 31, even before the Lockdown was announced, but goods trains are operating as usual because it is the essentials goods and it can't be stopped. The decision on resume of Train services has not yet taken, said Railway Ministry.

Indian railways ticket booking

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on April 1 said to the railways to make supply service available on more route of the essentials goods like; medicines, essentials equipment, and foodstuff.


According to the report, the special parcel trains are operational on eight routes and have decided to add 20 another across zones.

All the Airline and airport have been closed until 21 days as per the Lockdown implemented by the Narendra Modi (Prime Minister of India) against Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The most important reason to stop the train was to stop the crowd and implemented the Social Distancing among us.

Indian Railways starts Ticket Booking

Those people if they try to take money back that they have already paid to book the train/Airplane tickets less chance to back money of the full amount. But some of them who want to book they can book their tickets to travel.

Use the reliable sources to book train tickets as you are not supported to go out till 14 march use online sources. For booking train tickets you can go to MakeMyTrip also.

Most of you have planned to visit in summer vacation, so don't wail as now you can book your train tickets online from the reliable source: go to google and find the best.

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