To ensure the convenience of passengers and maintain inter-state mobility, Piyush Goyal-led Indian Railways is operating special train services across the national transporter’s network. According to a recent statement released by the Railway Ministry, the train services include passenger trains, suburban trains, as well as mail/express trains. The data compiled by railway authorities showed that during the period April 12, 2021 – April 21, 2021, the national transporter ran a total of 432 special train services from the Central and Western Railway zones and a total of 1166 special train services from the Northern Railways zone. (Also Read: Indian Railways’ Form-Based Codes For Station Redevelopment: All You Need To Know )
The additional trains are being operated in the current period of April-May 2021 as the summer special trains, apart from the regular train services, added the Railway Ministry.