SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
EXTENDED CANCELLATION OF ALL PASSENGER TRAIN SERVICES
Kolkata, 2nd May, 2020:
In continuation of the measures taken in the wake of COVID-19, it has further been decided that the cancellation of all passenger train services including Mail/Express, Premium Trains, Passenger Trains, Suburban Trains is extended till 17th May, 2020. Hence, no one should come to Railway Stations looking for trains. The closure of PRS/UTS counters will also continue till 17thMay, 2020.
Special trains may run for migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places onLY on REQUEST OF THE STATE GOVERNMENTS. Anyone who wants to travel should contact respective State Government only.
The Special Trains are for nominated people indentified and registered by the Concerned State Government. Railway Authority will not issue any ticket to any individual or entertain any request from any group or individual in this regard.
Railway Authority will allow only those persons to board the Special Trains who will come to the railway stations with concerned State Government officials. State Government is the final authority to decide who will travel by these Special Trains. Any one, who wants to travel, should contact State Government only.
However, Freight and Parcel Express Train services will continue, as at present, for uninterrupted supply of essential commodities throughout the country.