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After 242 trains, Shramik Specials end run from Capital

New Delhi: With no new demand for extra Shramik Specials from the Delhi authorities, the operation of the trains from the capital metropolis appears to have ended, officers stated on Wednesday, including that the trains can be run once more if there may be any contemporary request.

“There is no demand for Shramik Special trains from the Delhi government as of now. There are no migrant trains scheduled from railway stations in Delhi. However, a train from Gurgaon to Odisha’s Balasore is scheduled today,” a railway official stated.

No Shramik Particular practice has originated from the railway stations in Delhi since Could 31, when solely three trains have been operated: Anand Vihar-Purnia, Anand Vihar-Bhagalpur and Hazrat Nizamuddin-Mahoba.

Railways have operated 242 Shramik Specials since Could 1 to ferry migrant employees stranded in Delhi to their residence states. Whereas 111 of them terminated in Bihar, 101 terminated in Uttar Pradesh.

Round Three lakh migrants have been transported to their residence states on these trains.

The Delhi authorities had launched a portal for migrant employees to register themselves to avail these providers by getting into their title, tackle, authorities ID quantity, title of vacation spot state, district and nearest railway stations, amongst others.

The district magistrates and Delhi police officers had been tasked with making a database of such individuals of their respective areas of jurisdiction.

The Delhi authorities final week urged migrants to not depart for his or her houses, assuring them that there are ample preparations within the metropolis for meals and shelter.

Hundreds of migrant employees had began strolling for residence after a lockdown was introduced on March 25, many trekking lots of of kilometres with out meals and water.

On Could 1, the federal government permitted Railways to run Shramik Particular trains to ferry solely migrant employees with the consent of their residence states in addition to the states they labored in.

Since then, greater than 58 lakh employees have been transported residence in 4,197 trains until the morning of June 3.


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