Bhubaneswar: Bhubaneswar-Howrah Jan Shatabdi Express Special Train chugged out of Bhubaneswar railway station at around 6 am on Monday as the country stepped into ‘Unlock 1.0’ after 67 days of lockdown.
Railways will be running 200 special trains from Monday.
Bhubaneswar-New Delhi Purushottam Express Special Train is scheduled to depart at 11.02 pm.
Sealdah-Bhubaneswar tri-weekly Duronto Special will leave at 8.22 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Similarly, Bhubaneswar-Mumbai Konark Express Special Train will leave at 3.25 pm on June 3.
Notably, 26 lakh passengers have booked tickets for train travel between June 1 and 30 through Advance Reservation Period (ARP).
These trains are in addition to the Shramik Specials and 30 AC Specials which are being run since May 12.
On Saturday, the Centre extended the lockdown in containment areas till June 30 and announced easing of restrictions in a phased manner.