Patna.Removal of special tag from all trains will bring great relief to the passengers.230 Mail/Express trains pass through Patna Jn.All trains are in the name of specials.In this the passengers have to pay more fare.Before the Corona epidemic, the sleeper fare from Patna to New Delhi was about Rs 450.520 rupees have to be paid in special trains started after the corona epidemic.Although the fare of different trains is different.Apart from this, passengers have to deduct reserved tickets even if they travel in unreserved coaches.Due to this, passengers have to spend 25 to 35 rupees extra.Mail/Express fare is being charged in 42 passenger trains running in Danapur Railway Division.
Railways has issued an order to remove the 'special' tag for mail and express trains and to implement the fares before the Covid epidemic with immediate effect.In the order issued on Friday, the Railway Board said that the trains will now be operated with their regular number and fare.The class of which the train belonged, will again be of the same class.
The board has asked the Center for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) to make necessary changes in the software for this.As soon as the software changes, the zero next to the number of trains will be removed.Also, the fare which was increased due to being a special class, will also be the same as before.The Railway Board has clarified that the Covid guidelines will be followed in trains.
Apart from the relaxation given in special situations, the operation of second class will be done with reservation only.That is, reservation will have to be made for travel in the general compartment.Apart from this, sheets, pillows, blankets, towels etc. will not be provided during the journey in AC.It is worth noting that since last year when the lockdown due to Coronavirus was relaxed, the Railways has been running only special trains.