Indian Railways working towards increasing number of trains to meet passenger demand

First Published Dec 19, 2020, 5:18 PM IST

Indian Railways is working towards increasing the number of trains to accommodate more passengers 

<p>With a view to reduce waitlisting, the Indian Railways is planning to increase trains.</p>

With a view to reduce waitlisting, the Indian Railways is planning to increase trains.

<p>As per a few media reports, the department wants to do away with the idea of waitlisting. But the department confirmed that was not the case.&nbsp;</p>

As per a few media reports, the department wants to do away with the idea of waitlisting. But the department confirmed that was not the case. 

<p>The Railways is also working hard to ensure that more trains are on track to meet the demand of its passengers.</p>

The Railways is also working hard to ensure that more trains are on track to meet the demand of its passengers.

<p>Currently, Indian Railways is running 1,089 passenger trains compared to 1,768 trains prior to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic.</p>

Currently, Indian Railways is running 1,089 passenger trains compared to 1,768 trains prior to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic.

<p>Waitlisting is a provision in which passengers are accommodated as and when the earlier bookings are withdrawn, thereby making the seats available for other customers.&nbsp;</p>

Waitlisting is a provision in which passengers are accommodated as and when the earlier bookings are withdrawn, thereby making the seats available for other customers. 

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