The spokesperson also said the Railways is monitoring occupancy position of special trains on a regular basis and whenever a decision is taken to introduce new special trains, its schedule will be notified.
The building, which houses the Railway Board, will be shut on May 14 and 15 and intensive sanitisation of all the rooms and common areas will be done.
Trains, however, will begin operations only after a green signal from the government
"IR (Indian Railways) may be required to convert up to 20,000 such coaches, with 5,000 coaches to be converted initially into quarantine/isolation coaches. Only Non-AC ICF sleeper coaches are planned to be utilized after conversion into quarantine/isolation coach," the letter said.
The CAG report tabled in Parliament on Monday said the railways recorded an operating ratio of 98.44 per cent in 2017-18 which is the worst in the previous 10 years.
Other daily commuters who are used to the dog's presence too said that it never caused a problem to the passengers.
According to the new order, in first class AC, tea will cost Rs 35, up by Rs 6, breakfast Rs 140, up by Rs 7, lunch and dinner Rs 245, up by Rs 15.
Commercial run of the train will begin from October 5 and it will run on all days of the week except Tuesday.
The alleged theft came to light on September 19 when Goyal's wife, who was travelling outside Mumbai, returned and found valuables missing
This is the second Vande Bharat Express, the first runs between Delhi and Varanasi.
Railway infrastructure would need an investment of Rs 50 lakh crores between 2018 and 2030, said Sitharaman as she presented her maiden Budget in Parliament on Friday.
The Model Code of Conduct kicked in following the press conference by the Election Commission on March 10 announcing seven-phase polls across the country between April 11 and May 23.
Sachin Sawant claimed the ruling BJP-Shiv Sena came to power on the back of votes of "Marathi people", but it was these very people who were getting killed in such accidents.
A 14-year-old boy was killed and another sustained severe burn injuries due to electrocution atop a goods train in a bid to click a selfie in Jamshedpur.
Last year, then finance minister Arun Jaitley had allocated an amount of Rs 1.48 lakh crore for the Railways in his budget.
Fernandes died Tuesday at the age of 88 in Delhi. He was suffering from Alzheimer's disease for several years and had recently contracted swine flu.
The 16-coach train, built in 18 months at a cost of Rs 97 crore by the Integral Coach Factory, Chennai, is regarded as a successor to the 30-year-old Shatabdi Express. It's also the first locomotive-less train in the country.
"Railways leave 2,82,976 posts vacant for nearly five years and suddenly wake up to say we will fill them in three months! Another jumla!" the Congress leader said in a tweet.
A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.PTI Photo
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
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