With a surge in Covid-19 cases in Gujarat and Maharashtra, and imposition of stricter curfew or other regulations showing a possible out flux of migrant workers, the Western Railways announced that it will introduce 14 summer special trains to UP, Bihar and Assam.

As per a statement released by Sumit Thakur, chief public relations officer (CPRO) of Western Railways, extra coaches are also being added to the existing trains to cope with the rush.

As per Western Railways (WR) General Manager, Alok Kansal, presently WR is running 266 long distance trains from Gujarat and Maharashtra which are part of the total 310 long distance trains which were being operated before the Covid-19 period. Further, 30 pairs of festival special trains were introduced in January 2021 which have now been extended upto June 2021. Moreover, 14 summer special trains have been identified for various destinations, especially for Patna and Bhagalpur in Bihar, Gorakhpur and Ghazipur in UP and Guwahati in Assam and will be introduced in the next few days.

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