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Limited Passenger Trains From Tomorrow, Online Bookings To Start Today

Coronavirus Lockdown: Indian Railways will restart companies in a phased method from Tuesday (File)

New Delhi:

Indian Railways plans to restart passenger trains in a phased method from Tuesday, 5 days earlier than the tip of the nationwide lockdown to interrupt the coronavirus chain of transmission, based on a press release launched on Sunday.

Ticket bookings will likely be opened from Four pm as we speak, with these to be bought solely by way of the IRCTC web site or cell app. Booking by means of ticket brokers (whether or not IRCTC or Railways) isn’t permitted. Counters in any respect stations, together with these for platform tickets, will stay closed.

Passenger companies, suspended because the lockdown started March 25, will begin with 15 “special” trains (whole of 30 journeys) departing from Delhi and connecting cities in Assam, Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jammu, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Tripura.

Only passengers with confirmed and legitimate tickets will likely be allowed to enter the station at Delhi, the Railways warned, including that each one passengers would additionally need to put on face masks, underneath screening at departure (solely asymptomatic individuals can journey) and keep social distancing always.

All trains will run with AC coaches solely and can have restricted stoppage. Details relating to practice schedule will likely be issued sooner or later, the Railways added.

“These trains will be run as special trains from New Delhi station connecting Dibrugarh, Agartala, Howrah, Patna, Bilaspur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Secunderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram, Madgaon, Mumbai Central, Ahmedabad, and Jammu Tawi,” the Railways’ assertion stated.

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted affirmation: “Railways plans to gradually restart passenger train operations from May 12, 2020, initially with 15 pairs of special trains connecting New Delhi with major stations across India. Booking in these trains will start at 4 pm on May 11”.

More “special” trains will likely be operational primarily based on availability of coaches, the Railways stated.

Over 20,000 coaches have been transformed into COVID-19 isolation wards since March and 1000’s extra have been reserved for “shramik (employee)” trains being run day-after-day to return stranded migrant employees to their house states. These companies will proceed as per present system and on request of the involved state governments.

So far the Railways has run 366 “shramik” trains since May 1, carrying round 4 lakh migrants again to their house states. These have been run with strict guidelines relating to individuals in every coach, one thing more likely to be adopted for restarting passenger trains as nicely.

Each “shramik” practice has 24 coaches, every with a capability of 72 seats. However, solely 54 persons are allowed in every coach so as to keep social distancing; the center berth isn’t allotted.

Before the lockdown, the railways operated round 12,000 trains day-after-day, transporting Rs 28,032.80 crore price of products and incomes Rs 12,844.37 crore from passenger fares within the third quarter of 2019/20 alone, based on information company PTI.

The nationwide lockdown to regulate the unfold of the COVID-19 virus, and the following banning of passenger trains, minimize sharply into the federal government’s income from rail site visitors and severely disrupted regular life for tens of 1000’s of Indians.

With the third part of the lockdown scheduled to finish May 17, the federal government has begun a phased re-opening of components of the financial system, with a give attention to least-affected components – “orange” and “green” zones – of the nation first.

News of the railways restarting operations turns the main target to India’s aviation sector, which has seen all flights grounded until the tip of the lockdown.

There is, to date, no phrase but on when home and worldwide flights will re-start operations, though final week Delhi Airport launched a listing of SOPs in anticipation of a restart.

India has reported over 60,000 COVID-19 circumstances to date, with greater than 2,000 deaths linked to the virus.

With enter from PTI

World

40,75,166Cases

24,00,647Active

13,93,309Recovered

2,81,210Deaths

Coronavirus has unfold to 187 international locations. The whole confirmed circumstances worldwide are 40,75,166 and 2,81,210 have died; 24,00,647 are energetic circumstances and 13,93,309 have recovered as on May 11, 2020 at 12:48 am.

India

62,939 3277Cases

41,472 1638Active

19,358 1511Recovered

2,109 128Deaths

In India, there are 62,939 confirmed circumstances together with 2,109 deaths. The variety of energetic circumstances is 41,472 and 19,358 have recovered as on May 10, 2020 at 8:00 am.

State & District Details

State Cases Active Recovered Deaths

DistrictCases

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Pune660

Thane465

Nashik96

Nagpur76

Mumbai Sub Ur67

Yavatmal32

Aurangabad30

Sangli27

Ahmednagar27

Sholapur21

Buldhana21

Palaghar17

Akola17

Raigad17

Satara14

Kolhapur8

Latur8

Ratnagiri7

Amravati6

Jalgaon3

Osmanabad3

Sindhudurg (kudal)2

Chandrapur2

Dhule2

Beed1

Washim1

Parbhani1

Jalna1

Nandurbar1

Gondia1

Hingoli1

Details Awaited*15564

20228 1165

15649 787

3800 330

779 48

DistrictCases

Ahmedabad1298

Surat338

Vadodara188

Rajkot40

Bhavnagar32

Anand28

Bharuch23

Gandhi Nagar17

Patan15

Narmada12

Panchmahal11

Banaskantha10

Arvalli8

Chhota Udepur7

Kutch6

Mehsana6

Botad5

Porbandar3

Mahisagar3

Kheda3

Gir Somnath3

Dahod3

Sabarkantha2

Valsad2

Morbi1

Jamnagar1

Tapi1

Details Awaited*5730

7796 394

5233 152

2091 219

472 23

DistrictCases

Tj From Quaritine1080

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South East130

West Delhi122

South Delhi70

North Delhi60

Shahadara48

South West Delhi42

East Delhi38

New Delhi37

North West Delhi32

North East Delhi25

Details Awaited*4674

6542 224

4449 219

2020

73 5

DistrictCases

Chennai303

Coimbatore133

Tiruppur109

Dindigul76

Erode70

Tirunelveli62

Chengalpattu53

Tiruchirapalli50

Namakkal50

Thiruvallur48

Thanjavur46

Madurai46

Nagapattinam44

Theni43

Karur42

Ranipet39

Villupuram36

Thoothukudi27

Thiruvarur27

Cuddalore26

Tenkasi26

Salem24

Vellore22

Virudhunagar19

Tirupattur17

Nagerkoil (kanyakumari)16

Sivagangai12

Tiruvannamalai12

Ramanathapuram11

Udagamandalam9

Kancheepuram9

Perambalur5

Ariyalur4

Kalllakurichi3

Pudukottai1

Details Awaited*5015

6535 526

4667 303

1824 219

44 4

DistrictCases

Jaipur537

Jodhpur228

Bharatpur102

Kota99

Tonk95

Banswara60

Iran Evacuees60

Nagaur58

Jhunjhunu37

Bikaner35

Jaisalmer32

Bhilwara28

Ajmer23

Jhalawar20

Churu14

Dausa13

Alwar7

Dungarpur5

Sawai Madhopur5

Udaipur4

Hanumangarh3

Karauli3

Pali2

Pratapgarh2

Sikar2

Dholpur1

Barmer1

Details Awaited*2232

3708 129

1576 14

2026 110

106 5

DistrictCases

Indore915

Bhopal277

Khargon41

Dhaar41

Khandwa (east Nimar)32

Ujjain29

Raisen29

Hoshangabad25

Jabalpur25

Barwani24

Dewas18

Vidisha13

Ratlam13

Morena13

Mandsaur9

Agar8

Shajapur6

Sheopur-kalan4

Alirajpur3

Gwalior3

Sagar2

Shivpuri2

Chindwara2

Betul2

Rajgarh1

Dindori1

Tikamgarh1

Details Awaited*2075

3614 273

1723

1676 327

215 15

DistrictCases

Agra241

Lucknow167

Gautam Budha Nagar98

Meerut75

Saharanpur72

Kanpur59

Firozabad58

Moradabad58

Ghaziabad41

Shamli26

Bijnor26

Basti19

Bulandshahar18

Sitapur17

Hapur17

Amroha17

Baghpat15

Rampur15

Varanasi14

Budaun13

Azamgarh7

Auraiya7

Sambhal7

Mathura6

Maharajganj6

Ghazipur6

Kannauj6

Pratapgarh6

Bareilly6

Muzaffar Nagar5

Jaunpur5

Lakhimpur Kheri4

Mainpuri4

Hathras4

Kanshi Ram Nagar (kasganj)3

Mirzapur3

Etah3

Etawah3

Kaushambi2

Banda2

Pilibhit2

Hardoi2

Rae-bareilly2

Unnao1

Sultanpur1

Bara-banki1

Sant Kabir Nagar1

Shahjahanpur1

Sant Ravi Das Nagar (bhadoi)1

Mau1

Gonda1

Allahabad1

Details Awaited*2197

3373 159

1800 39

1499 112

74 8

DistrictCases

Kurnool158

Guntur128

Krishna76

Nellore67

Prakasam44

Kadapa37

West Godavari35

Anantapur29

Chittoor28

East Godavari24

Visakhapatnam20

Details Awaited*1284

1930 43

999

887 45

44 3

DistrictCases

Kolkata184

Howrah79

North 24 Parganas46

Purba Mednipur21

Hooghly12

South 24 Parganas9

Kalimpomg7

Paschim Burdwan7

Nadia6

Jalpaiguri5

Darjeeling4

Paschim Mednipur4

Diamond Harbour-hd3

Murshidabad2

Basirhat-hd1

Purba Burdwan1

Nandigram-hd1

Details Awaited*1394

1786 108

1243 89

372 8

171 11

DistrictCases

Sasnagar61

Jalandhar48

Patiala26

Pathankot24

Nawanshahr (sbs Nagar)19

Ludhiana16

Amritsar11

Mansa11

Hoshiarpur7

Moga4

Rupnagar3

Sangrur3

Faridkot3

Kapurthala2

Barnala2

Fatehgarh Sahib (sarhind)2

Muktsar1

Gurdaspur1

Firozepur1

Details Awaited*1517

1762 31

1574 24

157 5

31 2

DistrictCases

Hyderabad472

Suryapet75

Nizamabad56

Vikarabad36

Hyderabad Rural (ranga Reddy)35

Gadwal (jogulamba)32

Medchal30

Warangal25

Adilabad19

Karimnagar19

Nirmal18

Yadadri15

Nalgonda15

Mahaboobnagar12

Kamareddy11

Sangareddy8

Khammam7

Medak6

Asifabad (komarambhim)5

Kothagudem (badadri)4

Jagityal3

Siricilla (rajanna)3

Bhupalpally (jayashanker)3

Nagarkurnool2

Peddapally2

Mulugu2

Janagoan2

Siddipet1

Mahabubabad1

Details Awaited*244

1163 30

383

750 50

30 1

DistrictCases

Bandipora81

Srinagar79

Baramulla43

Kupwara31

Jammu27

Shopian22

Udhampur20

Ganderbal14

Badgam13

Kulgam6

Rajouri4

Samba4

Anantnag3

Pulwama3

Details Awaited*486

836 13

459 9

368 4

9

DistrictCases

Mysuru84

Bbmp66

Belagavi42

Vijayapura32

Kalburgi27

Bengaluru (u)23

Bagalkote21

Chikkaballapur16

Bidar15

Dakshin Kannada14

Ballari13

Mandya12

Bengaluru (r)12

Uttara Kannada11

Dharwad7

Gadag4

Udupi3

Tumakuru2

Davanagere2

Kodagu1

Chitradurga1

Details Awaited*386

794 41

378 31

386 10

30

DistrictCases

Nuh57

Faridabad42

Gurgaon38

Palwal34

Panchkula18

Ambala12

Sonepat7

Karnal6

Panipat5

Sirsa4

Yamunanagar3

Bhiwani3

Kurukshetra2

Kaithal2

Jind2

Hissar2

Rohtak1

Fatehabad1

Charkhi Dadri1

Details Awaited*435

675 28

376 16

290 11

9 1

DistrictCases

Siwan29

Nalanda28

Munger20

Begusarai9

Patna7

Gaya5

Buxar4

Gopalganj3

Nawada3

Bhagalpur1

Bhojpur1

Lakhisarai1

Saran1

Vaishali1

Details Awaited*478

591 20

264

322 25

5

DistrictCases

Kasaragode170

Cannanore(kannur)92

Ernakulam24

Kozhicode (calicut)20

Malappuram20

Pathanamthitta17

Thiruvananthapuram14

Thrissur13

Idukki10

Kollam9

Palakkad8

Alappuzha5

Kottayam3

Wyanad3

Details Awaited*97

505 2

16 1

485 1

4

DistrictCases

Khurda (bhuvaneshwar)46

Bhadrak8

Balasore3

Jajpur2

Kalahandi2

Kendrapara2

Sundargarh2

Cuttack1

Dhenkanal1

Puri1

Details Awaited*226

294 23

229 23

63

2

DistrictCases

Chandigarh26

Details Awaited*143

169 19

143 15

24 3

2 1

DistrictCases

Ranchi25

Bokaro10

Hazaribagh3

Dhanbad2

Simdega2

Deoghar1

Giridh1

Koderma1

Details Awaited*111

156 24

75

78 26

3

DistrictCases

Gomati1

North Tripura1

Details Awaited*132

134 16

132 16

2

0

DistrictCases

Dehradun24

Nainital9

Haridwar7

Udhamsingh Nagar4

Almora1

Pauri Garhwal1

Details Awaited*21

67 4

20 4

46

1

DistrictCases

Golaghat9

Marigaon6

Dhubri4

Goalpara4

Nalbari4

Kamrup Metro2

Cachar1

Hailakandi1

Kamrup1

Karimganj1

Lakhimpur1

S Mancachar1

Details Awaited*28

63 4

27 3

34

2 1

DistrictCases

Korba28

Raipur5

Bilaspur1

Durg1

Rajnandgaon1

Details Awaited*23

59

16

43 5

0

DistrictCases

Una16

Solan9

Chamba6

Kangra5

Hamirpur2

Sirmaur1

Details Awaited*11

50

10

38

2

DistrictCases

Leh (ladakh)14

Details Awaited*28

42

25

17

0

DistrictCases

South Andaman16

Details Awaited*17

33

0

33

0

DistrictCases

East Khasi Hills11

Details Awaited*2

13 1

2 1

10

1

DistrictCases

Puducherry6

Details Awaited*3

9

3

6

0

DistrictCases

North Goa6

South Goa1

7

0

7

0

DistrictCases

Imphal West1

Thoubal1

2

0

2

0

DistrictCases

Aizwal West1

1

0

1 1

0

1

0

1

0

DistrictCases

Details Awaited*1

1

1

0

0



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