Tribune News Service
Amritsar, May 31
The Railways has announced to resume limited train services from the Amritsar railway station tomorrow (Monday). The Haridwar-Amritsar Jan Shatabdi Express (02053) and the Amritsar-Haridwar Jan Shatabdi Express (02054) will start plying from June 1. The train services were suspended following the nationwide lockdown imposed to check the spread of Covid-19.
On the request of the state government, Shramik trains were plied to facilitate return of migrants to their native states recently. The Amritsar-Jaynagar Shaheed Express (04674) will be run on June 2 while the Jaynagar-Amritsar Shaheed Express will be run on June 3.
The Amritsar-New Jalpaiguri Karmabhoomi Superfast (02408) will resume operations from June 5. Officials of the Punjab Government will distribute self-declaration forms to all passengers wherein they will have to declare home quarantine.
Ashok Salaria, Area Officer of the Amritsar railway station, said all safety norms would be maintained at the railway station and on board trains. He said all tickets for the trains were sold out.
He said as per the guidelines issued by the Railways to handle the rush of passengers in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, they must maintain social distancing.
Thermal screening of all passengers would be done by medical staff of the state government. One room had been earmarked for keeping symptomatic passengers detected during the screening.
Those with confirmed tickets will only be permitted to travel and those whose names will be in the waiting list would not be allowed to enter the station. The wearing of face masks at the station and during the journey and Aarogya Setu App on mobile phones are mandatory.
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