14 trains canceled including Agra Cantt-Delhi Intercity due to Coronavirus – Corona’s Impact: Gati-Shatabdi and Delhi Intercity canceled, operations will cease from May 2nd

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Published by: Mukesh Kumar
Updated Fri, Apr 30, 2021 9:10 AM IST

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Due to the corona epidemic, people avoid traveling on trains. For this reason, the railways have announced the cancellation of Gatimaan and Shatabdi Express from May 2nd.

Due to the increasing infection with the corona virus, there was a severe shortage of passengers on trains. The railways have stopped operating many loss-making passenger trains. After passenger trains, premium trains have now also been canceled. Railways have announced the cancellation of the low-speed Gatiman Express, Bhopal Shatabdi and Agra Cantt-New Delhi Intercity, which will run from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Jhansi from May 2nd. Intercity trains between Delhi-Agra-Delhi do not operate from Sunday. At the same time, the railway has decided to cancel the Intercity Express between Agra Cantt and New Delhi-Agra Cantt from May 2nd. Apart from the Intercity, train number 12049/12050, Jhansi-Hazrat Nizamuddin-Jhansi Gatiman, will be canceled from May 1st. The Shatabdi Express New Delhi-Amritsar-New Delhi will also be canceled from May 1st.

These trains have also been canceled
Previously, Railways had ceased operations on the Agra Fort-Ajmer Intercity, Ajmer-Agra Fort Intercity, Agra Cantt-Jhansi Intercity and Jhansi-Agra Cantt Intercity trains. Idgah-Bandikui-Passenger, Bandikui Idgah-Passenger, Agra Cantt-Mainpuri-Special, Mainpuri-Agra Cantt-Special, Agra Fort-Etah-Special, Etah-Agra Fort-Special, Agra Fort-Ramnagar-Special, Ramnagar-Agra Fort -Special do not run either.

Four trains through Mainpuri canceled

Four trains running through the Mainpuri district have been closed indefinitely. Previously, the train service was closed for a year. Closed again after only 25 days. The population of the district will face difficulties due to the closure of the service.

The station’s superintendent, HS Meena, said that due to the corona epidemic, special trains that started in the district on April 2 were closed indefinitely from April 26. The stationmaster said that the Farrukhabad-Tundla train No. 01917, which runs through the district, and the No. 01918 train, which runs from Tundla to Farrukhabad, will be closed from April 26 until pre-booking.

At the same time, train No. 01909, which runs from Agra via Etawah to Etawah, was closed from April 26th. While train number 01910 from Mainpuri to Etawah to Agra is closed from April 27th until pre-booking.

Halfway there in street buses
The Transport Corporation buses carry 26 instead of 52 passengers. RM Manoj Kumar Pundir announced that 135 buses are in operation. The number of drivers has also decreased significantly. The number of drivers leaving Agra is decreasing while the number of drivers coming to Agra has increased.

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The increasing infection with the corona virus has led to a severe shortage of passengers on trains. The railways have stopped operating many loss-making passenger trains. After passenger trains, premium trains have now also been canceled. The railways have announced the cancellation of the low-speed Gatiman Express, Bhopal Shatabdi and Agra Cantt-New Delhi Intercity, which will operate from Hazrat Nizamuddin to Jhansi from May 2nd.

Intercity trains between Delhi-Agra-Delhi will no longer run from Sunday. At the same time, the railway has decided to cancel the Intercity Express between Agra Cantt and New Delhi-Agra Cantt from May 2nd. Apart from the Intercity, train number 12049/12050 Jhansi-Hazrat Nizamuddin-Jhansi Gatiman will also be canceled from May 1st. The Shatabdi Express New Delhi-Amritsar-New Delhi will also be canceled from May 1st.

These trains have also been canceled

Previously, Railways had ceased operations on the Agra Fort-Ajmer Intercity, Ajmer-Agra Fort Intercity, Agra Cantt-Jhansi Intercity and Jhansi-Agra Cantt Intercity trains. Idgah-Bandikui-Passenger, Bandikui-Idgah-Passenger, Agra Cantt-Mainpuri-Special, Mainpuri-Agra Cantt-Special, Agra Fort-Etah-Special, Etah-Agra Fort-Special, Agra Fort-Ramnagar-Special, Ramnagar-Agra Fort Specials also do not run.

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