Japanese Railway on Tuesday stated it has thus far cancelled 56 native trains within the Sealdah part after round 90 drivers and guards examined optimistic for Covid- 19. No resolution has been taken on cancellation of trains within the Howrah part, an official stated.
“The state of affairs is fairly grim. Some 90 drivers and guards are unable to report for responsibility as a consequence of Covid. We now have cancelled 56 native trains to make sure mail and categorical prepare providers aren’t impacted,” Japanese Railway spokesperson Eklabya Chakraborty informed PTI. “So far as doable, the non-peak hour trains are cancelled to minimise the affect for commuters,” he added.
Suburban prepare providers resumed in West Bengal on November 11 final yr after greater than seven months. Within the wake of hovering Covid-19 circumstances, the Indian Railways had just lately introduced that commuters might be fined as much as Rs 500 for not sporting masks at rail premises and in trains.
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