Railway Board chairman says 80 new special trains will begin from 12 Sept; reservations open from 10 Sept

VK Yadav said the Railways will be monitoring all the trains that are currently in operation to determine which trains have a long waiting list

Press Trust of India September 06, 2020 08:38:38 IST
Railway Board chairman says 80 new special trains will begin from 12 Sept; reservations open from 10 Sept

New Delhi: Eighty new special trains will be operational from 12 September, reservations for which will begin from 10 September, Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav said on Saturday. He said the trains will be notified later in the day.

"Eighty new special trains or 40 pairs of trains will start operations from 12 September. Reservations will begin on 10 September. This will run in addition to the 230 trains already in operation," he said.

Yadav said the Railways will be monitoring all the trains that are currently in operation to determine which trains have a long waiting list.

"Wherever there is a demand for a particular train, wherever the waiting list is long, we will run a clone train ahead of the actual train, so that passengers can travel," the railway board chairman said.

Yadav also said the Railways will run trains whenever there is demand from states for exams or other similar purposes.

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