Railways To Cancel Tickets For Travel Till June 30, Special Trains To Continue
Trains sits idle at the New Delhi Junction railway station during a lockdown imposed due to the coronavirus in New Delhi, India. (Photographer. T. Narayan/Bloomberg)

Railways To Cancel Tickets For Travel Till June 30, Special Trains To Continue

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The railways has decided to cancel all old bookings for regular trains scheduled till June 30 and provide full refund for it.

However, the Shramik Special trains which started from May 1 and the special trains which started operations from May 12 will continue to operate, an order from the railways said.

The tickets, which are to be cancelled, were booked during the lockdown period when the railways was allowing bookings for journeys in June.

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Regular mail, express, passenger and suburban services of the railways had been suspended from March 25 due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown.

Earlier, all bookings for regular trains were stopped till May 17, till lockdown 3.0 remains in force.

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