First SCR special train with 528 people reaches Secunderabad

Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) The South Central Railway's (SCR) first terminating train that departed New Delhi at 4 p.m. on Sunday arrived with 528 passengers at the Secunderabad railway station at 1.45 pm on Monday.

The New Delhi-Secunderabad AC superfast special train is the first weekly special train service between New Delhi and Secunderabad, which was announced by the Railway Ministry.

SCR General Manager Gajanan Mallya said in the wake of Covid-19 outbreak, elaborate arrangements had been dome to handle the passengers at the Secunderabad station. Apart from cleaning and disinfecting the station ahead of the train's arrival, sanitisers were kept handy for the passenger's use.

Proper markings were done on the platform for guiding passengers to practice social distancing while at the station. On arrival, thermal screening was done for all the passengers at the station.

The asymptomatic passengers were advised to undergo home quarantine.



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