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Women can take EMU trains in non-peak hours

Women who are not coming under the category of essential services staff can travel in Chennai suburban trains from Monday during  non-peak hours.

Published: 22nd November 2020 04:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd November 2020 04:23 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Women who are not coming under the category of essential services staff can travel in Chennai suburban trains from Monday during  non-peak hours. They can travel during the non-peak hours from Monday to  Saturday and throughout the day on Sundays, according to a Southern  Railway release.

The non-peak hours are reckoned from the early  hours of the day to 7am in the morning, 10am to 4.30pm and from 7:30pm to the closing hours of the day. They are allowed to travel either using their season tickets or on purchase of single-journey tickets.

Single  journey tickets can be purchased by woman passengers at the boarding  stations before the commencement of non-peak hours. Children up to the  age of 12 years accompanying them are also permitted to travel during non-peak hours. 


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