Train Travel New Guidelines: According to the new guidelines issued by the Ministry of Railways, a fine of Rs 500 will have to be paid if the mask is not applied while traveling in the train or at the railway station.
Indian Railways/IRCTC News Today:
The havoc of the second wave of Corona in the country is gradually decreasing. After the havoc of Corona subsided, gradually the necessary activities have been allowed. After the lockdown in almost all the states of the country, it has been unlocked in a phased manner.
However, many restrictions are still in place amid fears of a possible third wave. All kinds of precautions are being taken. Corona also disrupted rail services. However, train services have been gradually restored.
Railways has also run special trains from time to time in view of festivals, but regular trains have not started on the current routes. Guidelines are also going on from the railway side regarding travel and living in the railway premises, which has been extended once again for 6 months.
According to the new guidelines issued by the Ministry of Railways, a fine of Rs 500 will have to be paid if the mask is not applied while traveling in the train or at the railway station. Railways has extended this guideline till April 16 next year.
Let us tell you that a fine of Rs 500 was implemented by the Railways from April 17, 2021, which was for 6 months. This has been extended by another 6 months till 16 April 2022. In this regard, the Railway Ministry has given instructions to the General Managers of all the zones.
In view of the corona from the railway side, the sheets and blankets given in the AC bogie were also stopped. Along with this, food is no longer provided during the journey in premium trains like Rajdhani. These steps were taken by the Railways to prevent the spread of Corona, which is still in force.