The lockdown is also impacting the rail operations. Many long distance trains including Shatabdi Express and Rajdhani Express have been canceled due to lack of passengers. With this, the movement of local trains is also being disrupted. Many local trains running between different cities of Delhi to Uttar Pradesh will be canceled. This will cause problems to the employees and others traveling on these trains.
People will have trouble
Old Delhi-Tundla MEMU Special (04184/04183), Old Delhi-Hathras Fort MEMU Special (04418/04417), New Delhi-Aligarh MEMU Special (04414/04413) Ghaziabad-Mathura EMU Special (04420/04419) till May 17 Decided not to run or have. Railway officials say that Uttar Pradesh has a lockdown till May 17, so it has decided to cancel the said trains. The problem of government employees traveling by these trains has increased. Along with this, those traveling for treatment and other important work will also have problems.
Due to Corona, passengers are getting
There is a shortage of passengers in trains due to Corona infection and lockdown. Recently, Northern Railway had announced the cancellation of 28 trains till further orders. Many trains going to Mumbai have been canceled, despite the seats available in the running trains. On Tuesday, around three and a half hundred seats are vacant in the third AC of the special capital going to Maharaja Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminal.
Until a few days ago almost all trains to Bengal were running full, but now the situation has changed. On Monday, nearly four hundred seats in Sealdah Duronto were left vacant. At the same time, three and a half seats are vacant in the Sealdah AC special leaving on Tuesday. Explain that the lockdown has been carried forward in Delhi as well as in Haryana and UP. Now a lockdown has been imposed in these states for up to 17 May. Due to this, people are staying at home and are avoiding getting out. Due to which the trains are reducing congestion.