Divisional Railway Manager of Bengaluru, Ashok Kumar Verma, said, “We have tested nearly 5,000 of our staffers and 1,000 have tested positive.
In the return direction, Tambaram - Hyderabad daily special will leave Tambaram at 5.10 pm from October 21 to November 30 and reach Hyderabad at 8 am the next day.
ECoR general manager has advised officials to form a land record task force to settle disputes regarding ownership of land in possession of the railway.
This was decided in a virtual standing committee meeting of the All India Railwaymen's Federation (AIRF) held on Friday.
Earlier this month, the government had asked the department to go aggressive with the divestment plan with divestment of another railway entity Container Corporation of India also on the cards.
The WR has said that 156 trips of 12 special trains would be operated on various routes during the forthcoming Dussehra and Diwali festivals.
Indian Railways will run festival special trains to various destinations for the convenience of travelling public. All the festival special trains will be fully reserved services
An official release said only reserved tickets will be permitted on board all these proposed Specials.
The Southern Railway announced seven special trains, to clear the rush during Deepavali festival.
In a response to an RTI query, the Ministry of Railways said 265 Shramik Express trains were operated from Tamil Nadu in May and June
The South Central Railway will run 10 special trains from October 20 to 30 to clear rush during the Dasara festival.
Commuters planning to travel during Deepavali holidays (November 14) may have to book tickets well in advance for safe travel owing to the pandemic crisis.
There have been a total of 25 deaths in the Bengaluru Division due to COVID with ten of them present employees, eight former staff and seven family members of both sections
The decision was taken as the national carrier is anticipating a passenger rush during the upcoming festive season, the Railway ministry said in a statement.
Rodents are having a field day at Yesvantpur railway station thanks to the running of reduced trains from here for over six months due to the corona epidemic.