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Train passengers will get 100% refund for 155 cancelled trains.
Train passengers will get 100% refund for 155 cancelled trains.

Coronavirus update: Railways to not charge train cancellation fee for 155 trains

  • The Indian Railways cancelled 84 trains today, taking the total number of cancelled trains to 155
  • Trains have been cancelled keeping in mind the scare related to the spread of coronavirus

NEW DELHI : The Indian Railways today announced that it has decided to not charge cancellation fee for 155 trains cancelled. Train passengers will get 100% refund for these cancelled trains, PTI reported.

The Railways today cancelled 84 more trains, which will not operate between March 20 and March 31 in view of coronavirus and low occupancy, officials said. With this, the total number of cancelled trains has climbed to 155.

The national transporter had cancelled around 99 trains on Wednesday night. "All passengers having tickets in these trains are being informed about it individually," the official said.

"All passengers having tickets in these 155 trains are being informed about it individually. No cancellation fee will be taken for these trains. Passengers will get 100-per cent refund," an official said.

The national transporters has also issued a set of guidelines to zonal headquarters for its catering staff, stating no employee having fever, cough, runny nose or difficulty in breathing "should be deployed in the business of food handling on the Indian Railways".

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