IRCTC made an announcement on Sunday that it will be restarting passenger train operations from May 12. The railways stopped the passenger railway services in March amid the Coronavirus pandemic. As per the latest news reports, 15 trains will be operating initially.

Booking for these trains will start on May 11 from 4 PM, which will be available only on the website of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) or through its mobile application.

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Here’s the list of the said trains that will start running from May 12:

1. New Delhi to Dibrugarh

2. New Delhi to Agartala

3. New Delhi to Howrah

4. New Delhi to Patna

5. New Delhi to Bilaspur

6. New Delhi to Ranchi

7. New Delhi to Bhubaneshwar

8. New Delhi to Secunderabad

9. New Delhi to Bengaluru

10.New Delhi to Chennai

11.New Delhi to Ahmedabad

12.New Delhi to Thiruvananthapuram

13.New Delhi to Jammu Tawi

14.New Delhi to Madgaon

15.New Delhi to Mumbai Central

IRCTC: These passenger trains will be running from May 12

The Railway Ministry, in its statement, stated that it will be starting more special services on new routes gradually. However, it will be mandatory for the passengers to wear masks, and undergo thorough screening at departure, and asymptomatic passengers will be allowed to board the train.

Shramik Special trains, which began to ferry stranded migrant workers from May 1, will continue to run.

The country is due to lift the lockdown on May 17, and has started to ease the lockdown gradually. As of now, inter-state public transport, domestic and international flights are still grounded.

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