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Local passenger trains to run from Monday

Ranchi-Patna and Rajendra Nagar-Durg specials to continue till March
Tatanagar Railway Station earlier this week.
Tatanagar Railway Station earlier this week.
Picture by Bhola Prasad

Pinaki Majumdar   |   Jamshdepur   |   Published 30.01.21, 09:33 PM

South Eastern Railway announced the resumption of local trains on Saturday, in addition to extending the services of two special trains till March 31.

Ranchi-Patna Special and Rajendra Nagar-Durg Special trains, which were earlier supposed to run till January 31, will now operate till March 31.

“We decided to continue the running of both the trains considering the good rush of passengers,” said Sanjay Ghosh, chief public relations officer of South Eastern Railway.

Meanwhile, the office of SER's chief passenger transportation manager ( CPTM) in a separate circular announced restoration of several local passenger trains under its jurisdiction.

The trains include Tata-Barbil MEMU Passenger, which will resume operation from February, and the Tata- Chakradharpur MEMU Passenger, which will run from February 2

Apart from this several other daily passenger trains including Tata-Kharagpur MEMU Passenger, Chakradharpur - Gomoh MEMU Passenger and  Chakradharpur  -Rourkela MEMU Passenger will resume operation from February 2.

A spokesperson of Chakradharpur railway division said all passenger trains will follow the previous scheduled time of departure and arrival from the originating stations.

Passengers were asked to strictly follow all the safety-related protocols before and during their journey in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.

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