A notification issued by Indian Railways said that all passenger train services on Indian Railways including Premium trains, Mail and Express trains, Passenger trains, Suburban trains, Kolkata Metro Rail, Konkan Railway etc will be cancelled till 31 March 2020.
Bare minimum numbers of suburban trains and Kolkata metro will operate till midnight on 22nd March. This includes suburban services in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Secunderbad, along with Kolkata Metro.
The trains which have already started their journey before 4 AM on 22nd March, will run upto their respective destinations. Railways will make adequate arrangements for the passengers in such trains during the journey and also at their destination stations.
The movement of good trains will continue on the Indian Railway network, to maintain the availability of essential items across the country.
Railways have also waived cancellation charges for travellers, and people who had booked tickets will be able to avail full refund for tickets of cancelled trains upto 21st June.