FIRST TRAIN REACHES DELHI, PASSENGERS SCRAMBLE FOR TRANSPORT FOR ONWARD JOURNEYS AMID CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN
After the Indian Railways authorized for some particular trains to weave amid the coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown, the New Delhi railway station glimpsed chaotic scenes as people arrived at the city but found no further transport.
After the Indian Railways authorized for some private trains to ply amid the coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown, the New Delhi railway station glimpsed violent events as people entered to the city but found no further transport.
Three trains arrived at New Delhi railway station on Wednesday (May 13) morning from Rajendra Nagar, Mumbai Central and Ahmedabad.
In these trains, many workers from Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand entered Delhi, they know that buses will be accessible from Delhi to all other places. The passengers decided to wait outside the railway station till they found alternative transportation.
While for people bringing back to the city, there was no public transport available and private taxis were arresting as high as Rs 2,000 from the railway station to Ashram.
The government did not authorize any taxi services, even the private taxis which have been enabled are not available from outside the railway station. The people reserved for taxis on their phone though Ola, Uber autos are not running, some rickshaws can be seen on the road. Most people have left on foot.
Meanwhile, the number of coronavirus cases in India has risen to 74,281 with 2,415 deaths with 24, 386 remedied cases taking the healing rate to 32.82%.