Shramik special train

Restart Shramik Special trains from Odisha: Dharmendra Pradhan writes to Railway Minister

In his letter, Pradhan said that migrant workers in Odisha who have urged that train services be started from Odisha so that they can reach their workplace.

published on : 8th September 2020

Railways receives request for 63 Shramik Special trains

Seven states -- Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir have requested for 63 Shramik trains.

published on : 12th June 2020

Migrants on train asked to pay fare

The issue came to light when a volunteer citizen movement, Whitefield Rising, tweeted about it, tagging top railway officials and the City Police Commissioner last night. 

published on : 9th June 2020

Baby born on 'Shramik Special' train in Odisha

The woman, identified as Meena Kumbhar of Thodibahal in Balangir district, was travelling in the Balangir-bound 'Shramik Special' train from Lingampali in Telangana.

published on : 5th June 2020

'Issue being politicised': BJP says no death in Shramik trains due to starvation

Its spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain cited details of postmortem reports and comments of some of the deceased's family members to claim that they suffered from pre-existing conditions.

published on : 4th June 2020

After 242 trains, Shramik Specials end run from Capital; no new demand from Delhi govt 

The last trains to run from any of the five stations in Delhi was on May 31, when three trains were operated: Anand Vihar- Purnia, Anand Vihar- Bhagalpur, Hazrat Nizamuddin-Mahoba.

published on : 3rd June 2020

Centre distorting facts on Shramik Special trains, Piyush Goyal should resign or be removed: Congress

Singhvi said that according to an analysis, of the 3,740 trains that ran since May 1 about 40 per cent were recorded as late with an average delay of 8 hours.

published on : 3rd June 2020

Death of migrants on trains 'small and isolated' incidents: Bengal BJP chief

Nine passengers, including a child, have been reported dead on 'Shramik Special' trains since Monday.

published on : 29th May 2020

Maharashtra-Centre blame game on over Shramik Specials

Over 5 lakh migrants are believed to have left by road from Maharashtra while another five lakh are awaiting their turn to return.

published on : 29th May 2020

Chennai returnee tests positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal

The student had returned on May 24 and was placed under institutional quarantine.

published on : 28th May 2020

Two migrant workers onboard UP-bound Shramik train from Mumbai found dead on arrival

The bodies were found by railway staff when other passengers had got off the train and it was shifted to the yard for cleaning and sanitising.

published on : 27th May 2020

Centre spreading Covid through railways: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

The state's infrastructure is "stretched to its limit" following the devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan, she said.

published on : 27th May 2020

Two onboard Shramik trains to Bihar dead

Mohamed Irshad, 4, a resident of Chanpatia in Bettiah, also died in the special train while returning from Ahmadabad to Sitamarhi.

published on : 26th May 2020

In bid to escape COVID-19 quarantine, Gujarat migrant returnees pull chain, jump off train

However, they were soon nabbed by railway protection force (RPF) and local police. All of them hail from Bargarh, Nuapada and Balangir districts. 

published on : 26th May 2020

Migrant diaries: Birth in berth of Shramik special train in Odisha railway station

Another migrant woman delivers a baby girl at Jharsuguda railway station  

published on : 25th May 2020
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