Indian Railways to stop 72 special trains including Shatabdi, Duronto, Janshatabdi from May 7; check full list

Indian Railways to stop 72 special trains including Shatabdi, Duronto, Janshatabdi from May 7; check full list

Some of these trains were running with extremely low occupancy

Indian Railways has decided to discontinue the operation of some trains due to poor patronisation, till further notice. Some of these trains were running with extremely low occupancy. Amid coronavirus pandemic, Indian Railways has been running several special train services for passengers since last year after it suspended all regular passenger train services.

16 special trains are being discontinued effective May 7, according to the press release issued by Eastern Railways.

  1. Train Number 02019 Howrah-Ranchi

  2. Train Number 02020 Ranchi-Howrah

  3. Train Number 02339 Howrah-Dhanbad

  4. Train Number 02340 Dhanbad­ Howrah

  5. Train Number 03027 Howrah-Azimganj

  6. Train Number 03028 Azimganj-Howrah

  7. Train Number 03047 Howrah-Rampurhat

  8. Train Number 03048 Rampurhat-Howrah

  9. Train Number 03117 Kolkata-Lalgola

  10. Train Number 03118 Lalgola-Kolkata

  11. Train Number 03187 Sealdah­ Rampurhat

  12. Train Number 03188 Rampurhat-Sealdah

  13. Train Number 03401 Bhagalpur­Danapur

  14. Train Number 03402 Danapur-Bhagalpur

  15. Train Number 03502 Asansol-Haldia

  16. Train Number 03501 Haldia-Asansol

In a similar manner, the South Central Railway (SCR) had also cancelled 10 trains scheduled to run between April 28 and June 1. These trains run on the routes such as Mumbai, Nagpur, Secundrabad, Hyderabad.

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