No blankets, only online booking: The new normal of train travel amid pandemic?
- Passengers travelling in the 15 trains from Tuesday may not be given blankets and linen to reduce the chances of the spread of coronavirus
- No provision of tatkal and premium tatkal accommodation and also no current booking shall be allowed for these trains
New Delhi: The Indian Railways on Sunday announced gradual resumption of train services from Tuesday. A closer look at the announcement, made only for 15 trains at the moment, suggested a flurry of measures that might be adopted for a longer while as the country is battling a pandemic and social distancing is the need of the hour and a vaccine is yet to be developed.
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