Booking for Indian Railways starts from 15th of April

At that time Indian Railways had issued a release saying that till 14th of April all commuter trains would be closed and only freight trains would be run.

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NEW DELHI (Metro Rail News): Booking for Indian Railways has begun trains from 15th of April. Tickets for the journey are prepared from April 15 on the IRCTC app and website. On March 24, PM Narendra Modi declared a lockdown of twenty-one days in the complete country in terms of the Coronavirus crisis.

This lockdown is listed to end on the 14th of April. After PM Modi declaration the operation of metro rail, train and buses over the country was also totally stopped. At that time Indian Railways had issued a release saying that till 14th of April all commuter trains would be closed and only freight trains would be run.

But now Indian Railways has begun booking of trains from 15th April, one of the means of running trains from April 15 also means that the lockdown will be applicable only till April 14.

From this morning from the central govt, the lockdown was also supposed to not extend beyond 14th April. Union Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba stated that the lockdown will not extend this period beyond 14th of April, rumours of that have no basis.

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  1. I have reservation in 12033 cnbndls shatabdi on 15 th April starts at 6 am from kanpur. What time I report on station for boarding in this epidemic era

    • Dear Abhinav,

      Railways plans to gradually restart passenger train operations from 12th May, 2020, initially with 15 pairs of special trains connecting New Delhi with major stations across India which is Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad and Jammu Tawi. Booking in these trains will start at 4 pm on 11th May.

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