In the case of Hariohm Kunal, who died on the spot, it appears that he had been thrown off the tracks after being hit directly by the train.
Passenger flights to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Pune, Nagpur and Ahmedabad have also been suspended from Monday till July 19 over the COVID-19 situation.
Shah Hussain Express which was coming from Karachi to Lahore hit the mini-bus carrying Sikh pilgrims at an unmanned level crossing at Farooqababd, some 60 kms from Lahore, at 1.30 pm, officials said.
Railway reservation rules permit passengers to book tickets up to 120 days in advance for all classes and trains under advance reservation period.
Officials said the introduction of the new trains will be notified soon and the quarantine procedure for inter-zone travellers will remain unchanged for these trains
The officials said these non-AC coaches will not be reconverted into normal coaches, but will be used as 'they are' for these services.
Passengers, who arrived at railway stations with some apprehensions, heaved a sigh of relief as they boarded the trains after screening under strict vigil of authorities.
All the special trains will only have AC rakes and Rajdhani train fares will be applied, excluding the cost of food, which will not be provided on board.
Entry for the passengers will not be permitted from Ajmeri Gate side.
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.
Now, the duration of the services of these daily parcel special service trains has further been extended upto May 3.
IRCTC plans to launch AskDISHA in more languages along with many other additional features in the near future.
The woman's fellow passengers informed the GRP after the train reached Malda station, an officer said.
The trains which have been cancelled from both the directions are Balasore-Bhadrak-Balasore MEMU, Kharagpur-Jajpur Keonjhar Road-Kharagpur MEMU and Howrah-Bhubaneswar-Howrah Jan Shatabdi.
While the change reduces hassles for commuters, unions have voiced fears that the provision would help touts thrive.