Business Standard

Railways operated 3,000 Shramik trains to send migrants home: Piyush Goyal

The Railways Minister urged the states to cooperate with his Ministry to help the workers

A passenger wearing a mask arrives to board a special train to Delhi at Howrah station during the ongoing nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, in Kolkata. Photo: PTI
Premium

A passenger wearing a mask arrives to board a special train to Delhi at Howrah station during the ongoing nationwide Covid-19 lockdown, in Kolkata. Photo: PTI

ANI
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday informed that Railways has successfully operated over 3,000 Shramik special trains to send migrant workers stranded in different parts of the country to their home states.
"I am very happy to say that the Railways has successfully operated more than 3,000 Shramik special trains and transported migrant workers from different parts of the country to their home states," Goyal tweeted in Hindi.
The Railways Minister urged the states to cooperate with his Ministry to help the workers.
ALSO READ: Coronavirus LIVE
"I once again appeal to all the states to cooperate with the Railways and help

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: May 25 2020 | 11:10 AM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com