A Shramik Special train carrying about 1200 migrant workers departs from Surat Railway station

A Shramik Special train carrying about 1200 migrant workers departs from Surat Railway station.  All migrant workers belong to Odissa screened by health officials before departure.    

Updated: May 02, 2020 17:40 IST

|

Kavitha

|

A Shramik Special train - Surat Railway station

Shramik Special train arranged by the union government carrying about 1200 migrant workers departs from Surat Railway station. All migrant workers belong to Odissa are well screened by health officials before departure.  Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) allowed special trains to run to move the migrant workers, students, tourists, labourers, and other people stranded in various places due to the nationwide lockdown. 'Shramik Special' train reached Hatia in Jharkhand from Telangana. The train carried 1,200 passengers after the Railways Ministry accepted the request of the state government to facilitate the return of migrants. The other five trains are: Nashik to Lucknow (9:30 pm), Aluva to Bhubaneswar (6 pm), Nashik to Bhopal (8 pm), Jaipur to Patna (10 pm) and Kota to Hatia (9 pm)