Indian Railways cancels 16 special trains from May 7 2021 onward, due to very low occupancy amid the rising cases of corona virus in the nation.
Easter Railways issued a press release for the same regarding the list of trains which are being discontinued effect from 7 May 2021.
Below is the complete list of special trains that are going to be canceled by the Eastern Railway from May 7 2021 onward.
|Train Number||Train Name||Freqency|
|02019||Howrah-Ranchi Special||Six days a week except for Sundays|
|02020||Ranchi-Howrah Special||Six days a week except for Sundays|
|03117||Kolkata-Lalgola Special||Tue, Thu, Fri and Sun|
|03118||Lalgola-Kolkata Special||Mon, Wed, Fri, and Sat|
|03501||Haldia-Asansol Special||Six days a week except for Sundays|
|03502||Asansol-Haldia Special||Six days a week except for Sundays|
Please be informed that recently the North Western Railway (NWR) has also canceled 40 special trains due to the adverse situation resulting from increasing COVID-19 cases and low passengers load.