Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, Indian Railways has given relief to the passengers by announcing to run 200 Non-AC Special trains from June 1 amid the lockdown implemented across the country. Indian Railways has reported this on Tuesday.  According to the new rule, tickets can be booked for these trains 7 days before. However, the Railway has not yet announced the date for this. But it is believed that tickets can be booked for this 7 days before the journey.

Booking of tickets for these trains can be done online only through IRCTC Website or App. Anyone can travel in these trains. These trains will not have unreserved coaches. These are Non-AC Special trains. Passengers traveling in these trains have to follow the same rules, which are currently applicable for AC special trains. Along with this, screening will be done at the station and passengers will have to comply with the rules of social distancing. The passengers have to reach station before time and entry and exit gates will be different.
Railways in its tweet on Tuesday announced the running of additional trains, "Apart from Shramik special trains, Indian Railways is going to run 200 additional time table trains daily from June 1, which will be Non-AC trains and booking in these trains can be done through online. Information of trains will be made available shortly."

Earlier, the Railways had tweeted that, Indian Railways continue to operate Shramik special trains: So far, about 21.5 lakh migrant workers have been transported to their places through a total of 1600 trains. Giving big relief to the migrant workers, Indian Railways is going to operate about 200 workers special trains daily.