Pune, October 28, 2020: Maharashtra government has written to the railways requesting them to allow general public to travel on the local trains in a staggered manner. People who are not part of the essential services can be allowed to travel in the non-peak hours.
Kishore Raje Nimbalkar, Secretary, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation, Maharashtra State, today wrote to the General Managers of Central Railways and Western Railways, Mumbai.
“The state is looking to open up the local train services for general public while ensuring adherence to following of all COVID19 protocols”, the letter states.
The government has proposed following time slots to open up services in staggered manner:
The proposed time schedule will require increasing frequency of trains. Therefore, the state government has asked for inputs from the railways.