New Delhi: As the modalities of the extension of the lockdown have been announced, it is clear that no passenger train will be allowed between April 15 and May 3, though airlines were taking bookings for the period. Same with the Indian railways. The railways is set to cancel around 39 lakh tickets booked for journeys between April 15 and May 3 due to the extension of the nationwide lockdown.
Meanwhile, the railways has also stopped advance bookings. All passengers will get a full refund for tickets booked for the cancelled trains as well as for those booked in advance. The amount would be automatically refunded to online customers, while those who booked tickets at the counters could claim the refund till July 31. Customers will also get a full refund of their ticket amount if they cancel their advance bookings for trains that are not cancelled yet.