NEW DELHI: The Indian Railways is likely to announce operation of nearly 100 more passenger trains soon. These would be both inter-state and intra-state trains.
Sources said the railway ministry is seeking go ahead from the home ministry. All these trains would be designated as "special trains".
Currently, only 230 express trains are being operated, which include 30 Rajdhani type trains.
Sources said the timing of these trains won't be changed when railways launches its zero-based time tables next couple of months or in April.
The railway ministry had earlier said that more trains would be announced in phases considering the demand and the Covid situation. In fact, earlier plans were deferred.
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