NEW DELHI, May 21 - The Railways will run three trains from June 1 to the Northeast, according to an announcement made by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.
The three trains include Brahmaputra Mail (Dibrugarh-Delhi), Lokmanya Tilak Guwahati Express and Guwahati-Jorhat Town Jan Shatabdi Express.
The Railways released the list of 200 special trains that will run from June 1 and said that these will be fully reserved trains having both airconditioned and non-airconditioned classes. Bookings for these trains commenced today. Other regular passenger services, including all mail/express, passenger and suburban services, shall remain cancelled until further notice.
According to the Railways, 178,990 tickets for 423,538 number of passengers for over 70 trains have been booked from 10 am today. Goyal also announced that booking of train tickets will resume from tomorrow at around 1.7 lakh common service centres across India.
The RAC and wait list will be generated as per extant rules. However, waiting list ticket holders shall not be permitted to board the train.