Over 80,000 passengers have booked tickets worth Rs 16 crore for special trains so far, says Indian Railways
Over 80,000 passengers have booked tickets worth over Rs 16 crore on the special trains so far, the Indian Railways said on Tuesday, hours before the first such train is scheduled to depart from the New Delhi station for Bilaspur in Madhya Pradesh.
Indian Railways to resume passenger services; will run 15 special trains starting 12 May: Full list of trains and their timings
As per the Ministry of Railways, these services shall be in addition to the Shramik specials for transporting stranded migrants which started from 1 May.
Firstpost guide to book e-ticket on Indian Railways' IRCTC website: How to login and get hassle-free train reservation online
Over the past one-and-half decade, there has been a paradigm shift in the system of booking an Indian Railways train ticket. Instead of waiting in a long queue before a reservation counter for getting a manual ticket, passengers find it far easier to make online booking of a ticket through IRCTC website.