Special Trains to be operated for Movement of Stranded Persons across the Country, due to Lockdown Restrictions to fight COVID-19

New Delhi, May1:

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued an order to allow the
movement of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other
persons, stranded at different places across the country, by special
trains to be operated by Ministry of Railways (MoR).
MoR would designate nodal officer(s) for coordinating with State/ UTs
for their movement. It would also issue detailed guidelines for sale
of tickets; for social distancing and other safety measures to be
observed at train stations, train platforms and within the trains.