Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said Indian Railways will run 200 non-AC trains daily from 1st of the next month. In a series of tweets yesterday, the Railway Minister said online booking will start soon. These trains will be run in addition to the Shramik Special Trains and Indian Railways is planning to double the numbers of Shramik Trains to bring more relief to the migrant workers.
The Railway Minister said, in future, numbers of Shramik Special trains will be increased on a large scale.
Mr. Goyal said, State governments are requested to help the workers and register them with the nearest station and give the list to the railways, so that the railway workers can run special trains. He said, workers are requested to stay in their place. He assured that Indian Railways will take the workers to their destination.
Our correspondent reports that more than 21 lakh 50 thousand migrants have been transported to their home states through Shramik Special trains in 19 days by operating more than 1600 “Shramik Special” trains.