As decided by Ministry of Railways, Central Railway will run Special trains with effect from June 1. These specials will run in addition to Special AC trains being run from May 12.
The Advance Reservation Period for booking of tickets in these special trains has now been increased to 120 days (instead of 30 days) with effect from May 31.
Bookings for all the above special trains will open on May 31 from 8.00 am. Booking of parcel and luggage will be permitted on these trains.
Provision of only packed items, Ready to Eat Meals (RTE), Packaged Drinking Water, Packed items, and Tea/Coffee/Beverages on payment basis will be made available in these trains either through pantry cars or train side vending as the case may be. Passengers are requested to please note the above changes.
These instructions can also be viewed on the Indian Railways website- www.indianrailways.gov.in under the head commercial circulars in Traffic Commercial Directorate. Let us fight together #COVID19.