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Indian Railways cancels all passenger trains till March 31

Indian Railways has cancelled all passenger trains till March 31st.

All railway operations will be suspended till March 31 in wake of the coronavirus outbreak in India.

No passenger train will be allowed to operate till March 31, and trains finishing their journeys will be terminated at the point. Only goods trains will run from March 22 midnight till March 31 midnight, says the Indian Railways. “All passenger train services on Indian Railways including premium train services, mail/express trains, passenger trains, suburban trains,  Kolkata Metro, Konkan Raiways, etc, will be cancelled toll March 31,” the Railways said in a statement.

A bare minimum level of service of suburban services of suburban trains and Kolkata Metro rail to continue up to midnight tonight.

However, goods trains shall remain operational. The national transporter’s decision came amid reports of two fresh deaths from Covid-19 in Maharashtra and Bihar.

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