Indian Railways to run AC trains from June 1; Shatabadis, Durontos to be restored


The ministry of railways issued guidelines Wednesday for the resumption of 100 pairs of regular passenger trains from June 1 with both AC and non-AC coaches, revising its earlier order allowing only non-AC trains.

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted:

Railways has decided to further restore passenger train services from 1st June for transporting people across India.

The bookings for these trains will begin at 10 am on May 21.

The national transporter has also permitted advance reservation period of maximum 30 days. At present advance booking for regular Rajdhani trains is only allowed up to a week.

Regular passenger trains including Jan Shtabadi, Sampark Kranti and Duronto Express have been restored.

Railways on Tuesday announced it will run 200 special passenger trains a day from June 1.

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