200 passenger trains to start from June 1, booking commences today


Indian Railways will start operations of 200 daily passenger trains across the country beginning June 1, 2020. The booking of all these trains commenced on 21 May 2020.

These special services shall be in addition to the existing Shramik special trains being run since May 1st and Special AC trains (30 trains) being run since May 12, 2020.

Online Booking of tickets for these trains is being done through IRCTC website or through Mobile App. Indian Railways has also allowed booking of reservation tickets through the reservation counters, Common Service Centers(CSCs) and Ticketing agents yesterday i.e. 21st May 2020.

Booking of tickets for these trains started from 21st May and as on 22nd May 2020 at 20:14 hours, all the 200 trains were available in the system for booking and 652644 online tickets were booked for these trains having 1413277 passengers.