Kundan Singh, New Delhi: There is good news for rail passengers for the second wave of Corona. Even during the Corona crisis, the Indian Railways has made every effort to provide facilities for the railway passengers. In this series, Indian Railways has decided to start 71 new special trains. Railways have decided to run a large number of unreserved trains. In these trains, passengers will be able to travel even without reservation. The Ministry of Railways has given information about this by tweeting in this regard.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal also gave this information by tweeting that by increasing the transport facilities for passengers, Railways is going to start 71 unreserved train services from April 5. These trains will ensure the safe and comfortable journey of the passengers. Indian Railways is going to start 71 unreserved train services from April 5, increasing passenger amenities. These trains will ensure safe, comfortable travel for the passengers.
According to the railways, most of the trains in these trains are to start from April 5. While many trains will also start from April 6,15,16,17. According to the railway, these unreserved trains including Saharanpur-Delhi Junction, Ferozepur Cantt-Ludhiana, Fazilka-Ludhiana, Bathinda-Ludhiana, Varanasi-Pratapgarh, Saharanpur-New Delhi, Jakhal-Delhi Junction, Ghaziabad-Panipat, Shahjahanpur-Sitapur, Ghaziabad-Moradabad Will run for many cities.
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Let us tell you that when the lockdown was imposed during the Corona crisis, the passenger services of the railway were completely closed while the freight services continued. Despite the challenges of Kovid, the Indian Railways has concluded FY 2020-21 with a new record of freight. In the last month of the financial year 2020-21, Indian Railways has surpassed the same period of last year by transporting 1232.63 million tonnes of goods which was 1209.32 million tonnes and is 1.93% higher.