Railways checks Covid report of passengers in Patiala

Railways checks Covid report of passengers in Patiala

The decision was taken after the northern railways Ambala division office released orders for the same some days ago.

Tribune News Service
Patiala, April 19

Railway officials at the local railway station have started checking travellers for Covid-19 negative report, and those commuting without masks and ticket. The decision was taken after the northern railways Ambala division office released orders for the same some days ago.

KP Meena, Patiala railway station superintendent said: “We have started checking negative Covid-19 reports of commuters, and are penalising people seen without face mask. We are also ensuring that people do not spit in the railway premises.”

He said the railway officials had started demanding that people produce Covid-19 test reports before boarding trains.

“Announcements over issuing fines to those who fail to follow the directions are also being released,” he added.

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