New Delhi, June 26, 2020.
In the wake of pandemic, all regular time-tabled passenger services, including Mail/Express trains, passenger and suburban services stand cancelled until 12 August, the Railway Board said on Thursday.
“It has been decided that regular time-tabled passenger services including Mail/Express, passenger and suburban services stand cancelled up to 12.08.2020.
Also, all the tickets booked for the regular time-tabled trains from 1 July-12 August stand cancelled.
“It has also been decided that all the tickets booked for the regular time-tabled trains for the journey date from 01.07.20 to 12.08.20 also stand cancelled and full refund will be generated,” said the Railway Board.
However, the 230 special trains that have been put in motion during the lockdown will continue to run, the national transporter said. Special Rajdhani and Special Mail/Express services were started on 12 May and 1 June, respectively.
Earlier this week, the Indian Railways has decided to provide a full refund for all regular train tickets booked before or on 14 April, 2020. Bookings of a regular train ticket for a date 120 days after 14 April, 2020, will be cancelled and IRCTC will initiate a full refund automatically.