GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
ISSUED ON 14.04.2020
THE GENERAL MANAGER COPY TO:
INDIAN RAILWAYS PCOM & CPTM/INDIAN RAILWAYS & MD/KRCL
Message no. DTP/2020/04/22
Sub: – Extended Cancellation of Passenger Train Services.
In continuation of the measures taken in the wake of COVID-19, it has been decided that the cancellation of all passenger train services on Indian Railways, that is, all mail/Express (including premium trains); passenger trains; suburban trains and trains of Metro Railway, Kolkata shall be extended till 3rd May 2020. For the cancellation trains, full refund of fares shall be arranged to the passengers.
Resumption of train services as may be warranted in consideration of public safety, keeping in view the emergent situation, shall be announced in due course.
No advance reservations shall be made until further advice.
Freight and parcel operations shall continue, as at present.
Zonal Railways are advised to ensure strict adherence to the above instructions. Arrange wide publicity through print and electronic media. Confirm action taken.