Tag: Shramik Special trains

97 People died on board Shramik Special Trains
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97 People died on board Shramik Special Trains

September 20, 2020

Government tells Parliament in first such admission New Delhi: The Government has informed the Rajya Sabha that 97 people died on board the Shramik Specials, admitting for the first time that migrant labourers lost their lives in the trains which were run to ferry them during the COVID-19 lockdown. In a written answer to a…

Shramik Special leaves Mysuru with 466 migrants to Assam
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Shramik Special leaves Mysuru with 466 migrants to Assam

June 1, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: The 11th Shramik Special train carrying migrant workers, who were stranded in Mysuru, Kodagu, Hassan and Hunsur, left for Guwahati, Assam, from Mysuru yesterday. The train carrying as many as 466 registered migrants started the journey from Ashokapuram Railway Station at 1.30 pm. In addition, 176 migrants from Ramanagara boarded the Shramik Special. The…

West Bengal-bound Shramik Special leaves Ashokapuram Station carrying 1,520 migrants
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West Bengal-bound Shramik Special leaves Ashokapuram Station carrying 1,520 migrants

May 29, 2020

SWR Mysuru Division runs 10 Shramik trains till today facilitating 14,066 passengers to reach their homes Mysore/Mysuru: The tenth ‘point-to-point’ Shramik Special train from South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, carrying 1,520 migrants, left Ashokapuram (Mysuru) Station today at 1 pm for New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal.  This train is being run as per the…

Shramik Special with 1,250 passengers leaves for Bihar from Mysuru
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Shramik Special with 1,250 passengers leaves for Bihar from Mysuru

May 22, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: As many as 1,250 registered migrants from Mysuru boarded the Shramik Special at Ashokapuram Railway Station (Mysuru) operated by the Railways today at the behest of the State Governments of Bihar and Karnataka. This special train comprises 20 coaches, including 18 Sleeper and 2 General Second Class providing accommodation for 1,250 passengers. This train…

12,000 migrants register in Mysuru to go home
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12,000 migrants register in Mysuru to go home

May 17, 2020

Second train carrying migrant workers leaves Ashokapuram Railway Station Mysore/Mysuru: Over 12,158 migrants from city have registered their names in the State Government’s Seva Sindhu app and web portal to go to their native villages in the Shramik Special trains operated by the Indian Railways. Of them, only 2,960 applications have been processed and the…

First migrant special train from city chugs to UP
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First migrant special train from city chugs to UP

May 16, 2020

3,000 people from Uttar Pradesh stranded in Mysuru to reach homes in Shramik Special Mysore/Mysuru: The fervent appeals by thousands of migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh (UP) to permit them to return to their native places has been realised today with the State Government facilitating them to travel by train from city to their home…

‘Shramik Special’ chugs from Dakshina Kannada to transport migrant labourers to Bihar
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‘Shramik Special’ chugs from Dakshina Kannada to transport migrant labourers to Bihar

May 13, 2020

Social distancing maintained during boarding with all passengers wearing face masks Mysore/Mysuru: The first ‘Shramik Special’ train from South Western Railway (SWR), Mysuru Division, with 1,428 migrant labourers belonging to Bihar onboard, started at 14:30 hrs yesterday (May 12) from Kabakaputtur Railway Station in Dakshina Kannada District.  This train has been scheduled as per the…

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