Earlier train services were suspended till August 12 in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic

New Delhi: Regular passenger and suburban train services will remain suspended in India beyond August 12, “till further notice”, clarified Indian railways on Tuesday.

Earlier, train services were suspended till August 12 in the wake of novel coronavirus pandemic in the country.

“This is to brought to the notice of all concerned that, as decided and informed earlier on as well, regular passenger and suburban train services will continue to remain suspended till further notice,” the railways said.

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However, 230 special trains, which are running at present, will continue to operate, and local trains in Mumbai, which are presently being run on limited basis only on the requisition of state government, will also continue to run, it added.

The occupancy of special trains is being monitored on regular basis. Additional special trains may be run based on the requirement.

However, all other regular trains and suburban trains run before lockdown, will remain suspended for the time being.

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