Indian Railways will start operations of 200 passenger train services. These passenger trains will be operating from 1st June, 2020 and booking of all these trains will commence from 10 am on 21st May, 2020. Railways and ICRTC on website release 200 Trains list which are scheduled to run from June 1, 2020. On Wednesday Ministry of Railways in coordination getting permission with Central Government, decided to run 200 Trains from June 1. In the same row at ICRTC website, Railways began Online booking of tickets from May 21 onwards. Here the list of 200 Trains and registration / booking of tickets at ICRTC website details are enlisted.
The Indian Railways will begin operating 200 special trains, or 100 pairs with both AC and non-AC coaches, from Monday, June 1, and more than 1.45 lakh passengers will travel on the first day.
Government of India on Wednesday (20 May, 2020) evening announced that the Indian railways will be starting 200 Passenger Trains services from 1 June, 2020. The Indian Railways stated that it will be starting the operations of only 200 passenger trains and the list has been released of the names of the 200 passenger trains. The list of 200 Trains contains the name of the trains and the locations 'from and to' they are going to run.
The decision of starting the operations was taken after Ministry of Railways consulted with Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). After the consultation between the three ministries, it was decided that train services on Indian Railways would be further partially restored from 1st June 2020.
The Indian railway has released few guidelines for the people who want to travel through train from the 1 June, 2020:
Maharashtra: Udyan Express departed from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai, today morning.— ANI (@ANI) June 1, 2020
Indian Railways has started operations of 200 passenger train services from today. #UNLOCK1 pic.twitter.com/ZcCVay1HHr
The operations of the Indian railway were suspended in late March because of the covid-19 pandemic and has been sustained since. The decision of Indian government on starting the operations of the Indian railway has brought some relief to the people who have to travel through different cities for work, this might also be a signal of lifting up of lockdown in India.