Indian Railways has suspended all the passenger trains beginning from midnight on Saturday to 10 pm on Sunday amid 'Janta Curfew'. In his speech, PM Modi said that — "keeping in view that demand for train travel will be vastly reduced during Janata Curfew". The trains that are as of now running will be permitted to arrive at their destination station and won't stop in the middle.
The local train services in cities like Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi, and Secunderabad will be reduced to a very minimum and for those traveling is very important, it will be available for them.
Along with this, all long-distance running mail/express trains and intercity trains beginning between 4 am and 10 pm on Sunday (the day of the check-in time) are additionally suspended. Right now, the trains that are currently running will be allowed to reach its destination and won't run after that.
The Railways has guided all stations to make important arrangements including food, water and clean waiting rooms for travelers getting off trains that are as of now running. As indicated by a media organization, on Thursday the Railways had canceled 84 trains and said more than 150, altogether.
In PM Modi's 29-minute speech, he encouraged all residents to live in their homes for the span of the time limit and support the nation in this tough time. Along with this, he also urged people not to store too much daily use items including food as everything will be available.