Shramik Express

Projects in limbo as workers leave for home

A second Shramik Express left for Motihari in Bihar from Tiruchy on Wednesday with 1425 migrant workers on board.

published on : 21st May 2020

Over 600 from Delhi return to Tamil Nadu

As many as 1,162 passengers reached Tamil Nadu on a Shramik Express from Delhi on Monday.

published on : 19th May 2020

Lockdown: Nowhere to go, migrant SCR contract workers turn train into home

They lived inside a train, parked on a vacant railway line, which has served as their makeshift home since the last 50 days.

published on : 14th May 2020

With no train on schedule, Uttarakhand government pays Rs 50 lakh to railways

More than 1.79 lakh people from different parts of the country have applied to come back to Uttarakhand.

published on : 11th May 2020

Loco pilots - The unsung evacuation heroes chugging along

A train pilot spoke on his experience of operating a Shramik Express, one of special trains operated by the Indian Railways to carry thousands of migrant labourers, to their homes.

published on : 10th May 2020

1,004 Maharashtra migrants on second Shramik train reach home

The migrants thanked the AP government for arranging the train and providing them food and drinking water.

published on : 7th May 2020

Special train with 1,200 migrants leaves Punjab for Jharkhand

All the passengers, who were stranded in Jalandhar due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown, were screened by the health teams before being allowed to board the train.

published on : 5th May 2020

Odia migrant workers from Kerala set to reach Ganjam on Sunday  

While  385 Odia workers from Surat have reached Ganjam till Saturday, more labourers are expected to arrive in the district soon.

published on : 3rd May 2020