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- Clone Trains to Start from 21st September on Specific Routes, These Services Will Be In Addition to Sharmik Special and Special Trains
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To travel in two cloned trains running between Lucknow and Delhi, one has to pay the same fare as Jan Shatabdi Express.- File Photo
- To get rid of the waiting list, the Ministry of Railways has decided to run clone trains.
- For trains in which waiting list will be long, another train will be run, it has been named Clone Train.
Indian Railways is running 40 clone trains from 21 September. The schedule of these trains has been released. In order to get rid of the waiting list, the Ministry of Railways has decided to run clone trains. These services will be in addition to labor and special trains. Out of these, the fare of 38 trains will be equal to Humsafar Express.
To travel in two cloned trains running between Lucknow and Delhi, one has to pay the same fare as Jan Shatabdi Express. Tickets can be booked 10 days in advance in these trains. Their stoppage will also be limited. It will stop at the operational halts and divisional headquarters only in the route.
Passenger train services currently suspended due to Corona
All passenger train services are currently suspended due to the Corona epidemic. Subsequently, the Ministry of Railways had introduced several labor special train services as well as IRCTC special train services. At present, 310 special trains are running in the country.
Workers' special trains were run from May 1
The railways had run labor special trains for the workers from May 1. Through these, workers from across the country were brought to their homes. Railways had reported that the Center incurred 85% of labor trains. States bear 15% of the expenditure as rent. After this, the railways had decided to run 15 pairs of air condition trains from May 12 and 100 pairs of time tabled trains from June 1. At the same time, the railway had run 40 pairs of special trains from 12 September.
What is Clone Train?
For trains where waiting list will be longer, another train will be run. It is named Clone Train. This clone train will run before the actual train to accommodate most passengers.