Dehradun Kathgodam Jan Shatabdi Express will run from today, only 17 passengers booked tickets

The operation of the Dehradun Kathgodam Jan Shatabdi Express is going to start from today i.e. Friday

Dehradun Kathgodam Jan Shatabdi Express will run from today, only 17 passengers booked tickets

Highlights

  • On the first day, only 17 passengers booked tickets from Dehradun
  • Thermal screening of passengers will be done before entering the station
  • Arogya Setu app has also been made mandatory for passengers on the phone

The operation of Dehradun Kathgodam Jan Shatabdi Express running between Dehradun to Kumaon is going to start from today i.e. Friday, but the first round of the train is likely to be almost empty. In fact, till Thursday evening, only 17 passengers have booked tickets from Dehradun.

Due to the second wave of Corona, the trains that were stopped are starting to operate. Dehradun - Kathgodam Jan Shatabdi Express will start operating from June 11. On June 14, Dehradun-New Delhi Jan Shatabdi and Dehradun-Kota Nanda Devi Express will start operating. Jan Shatabdi will leave from Dehradun for Kathgodam on Friday i.e. today at 3.45 pm. Passengers no longer need to reach the railway station 90 minutes earlier to catch the train. At the main entrance of the railway station, passengers will be given entry after checking their tickets with thermal screening. The passengers must have the Arogya Setu app on their phones. If a passenger is caught without wearing a mask, he will be fined.

According to the information received from Dehradun railway station, a total of 17 passengers have booked online and offline tickets to travel on Friday by Dehradun Kathgodam Jan Shatabdi Express. In which 16 tickets for the second sitting and one ticket for chair car have been booked. While this train has eight-second seating (seats from 97 to 108 in one bogie) and two chair cars (78 seats in one bogie). Railway officials also say that the passengers are yet to get information about the running of the train. Gradually the number of passengers will start returning to normal.