Railways working towards lockdown till March 25

Mamuni Das New Delhi | Updated on March 22, 2020

The Indian Railways’ North Western Railway spokesperson stated in a release about the closure of train services till further orders (file photo)   -  AFP

Indian Railways working towards a longer lockdown beyond Janata Curfew day to prevent spread of COVID 19 through people to people movement.

It was announced that trains won't run till March 25, but there are chances of the lockdown (running trains at bare minimum) being extended beyond March 25 (till March 31) as well, sources confirmed.

Trains carrying passengers will reach destinations.

States such as Odisha, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, have already announced lockdown.

The decision has been indicated to officials, a source told BusinessLine.

Freight movement may also come to a stand still.

Published on March 22, 2020

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