Local Train Service(Search results - 10)
India17, Nov 2020, 10:21 AM
West Bengal: South Eastern Railway to run 14 additional local trains from today
To regulate crowd, the South Eastern Railway has decided to run 14 EMU (Electric Multiple Unit) services from today (November 17) in addition to the existing 81 suburban trains that are running in its Howrah-Kharagpur section since the resumption of local train services in West Bengal.
India12, Nov 2020, 11:55 AM
Passengers flout COVID-19 norms on local trains in West Bengal
As local train services resumed in Kolkata on Wednesday (November 11), passengers were seen flouting COVID-19 norms. They were seen jostling at several stations to catch the trains with compartments crammed. Doctors in the state expressed concern over flouting of COVID safety norms in suburban trains.
India11, Nov 2020, 11:46 AM
Bengal government issues SOP for resumption of local train services
The state government announced the standard operating procedure (SOP) for the resumption of local train services in West Bengal. The government has shared the responsibility between the authorities and the Railways. According to the SOP, the railways will make an adequate number of trains available as per the requirement, and sanitise coaches daily.
India6, Nov 2020, 12:19 PM
Local trains in West Bengal to resume from November 11
Local train services in West Bengal will resume from next Wednesday (November 11). After a meeting between railway officials and the state government in Nabanna on Thursday (November 5) to discuss the modalities of service resumption, it was decided that Eastern Railway and South- Eastern Railway will initially operate around 20%-25% of their pre-COVID services.
India5, Nov 2020, 10:47 AM
Railways to resume 230 local trains in West Bengal
The West Bengal government and the Railways met again in Nabanna on Wednesday (November 4) to discuss the resumption of local train services in the state. After the meeting, it was decided that 230 local trains will be in service during office hours (morning and evening) daily. The number of trains will be minimised during the rest of the day. The local trains will not stop at every station. The trains will stop at important and big stations.
India4, Nov 2020, 10:57 AM
WB govt, Railways to meet again over restoring local trains
The West Bengal government wants Eastern Railway and South Eastern Railway to start local train services in the state as soon as possible in compliance with the hygiene rules. Therefore, the state government will hold a meeting today (November 4) with the two rail divisions to discuss a number of issues regarding the resumption of local train services.
India3, Nov 2020, 9:56 AM
Local train services to resume in West Bengal
West Bengal government and Indian Railways on Monday (November 2) decided to resume local train services on the Eastern Railways and South Eastern Railways. In the beginning, only 10 to 15% trains will operate with 50 % seating capacity. The frequency could be increased to 25% after Diwali.
India28, Oct 2020, 7:22 PM
Maha govt to Railways: Restore Mumbai's local trains
In the letter, Kishor Raje Nimbalkar -- secretary in the Disaster Management, Relief & Rehabilitation department -- said: "The state is looking to open up the local train services to the general public while ensuring adherence to following of all COVID 19 protocols. In order to ensure that this is done in a staggered manner, the following time slots are hereby proposed."
India21, Oct 2020, 2:38 PM
Eastern Railway to resume local train services in Kolkata
Eastern Railway is ready to resume local train services in Kolkata. According to reports, the train services will not be resumed during Durga puja but the state may take a decision soon after monitoring the COVID-19 situation after the festive season.
India15, Oct 2020, 10:55 AM
Railway ministry writes letter to Bengal government over resuming local train service
The Railway Ministry sent a letter to the West Bengal government asking for a discussion on resuming local train services in the state. In the COVID-19 situation, only a few special trains are running for the railway workers at present. Daily commuters are facing problems due to the non-availability of local trains. Therefore, the railways have decided to sit for a discussion with the state government for resuming local train services.