Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])
Indian Railways may start to operate more special trains in the coming days. A proposal regarding the same has been sent to the Ministry of Home Affairs by the Railway Ministry.
According to them before starting the services of these special trains on the specific routes, a plan is being prepared on the number of passengers, prepartions at the railway stations for the proper scanning of passengers who will board these trains.
However, the railway officials have not said, anything regarding the stoppages or fares of these additional special trains.
Indian Railways will put special emphasis on the regular sanitization of the coaches of special trains and passengers will need to come 90 minutes in advance to board these trains after proper scanning at the stations.
These passenger trains will have an Advance Reservation Period(ARP) of 120 days, and also tickets can be booked under Tatkal quota.