Unreserved Journey In Mail, Express Trains To Resume In Phases
Bhubaneswar: In view of improvement in COVID-10 situation, Indian Railway has decided to provide Unreserved Ticketing System (UTS) facility as per the applicability in all Mail/Express Train.
It has been decided to provide second class seating journey service for reserved and unreserved as per the applicability. Indian Railway had restricted unreserved travel facility in all the trains and made it reserved coaches to prevent the spread of coronavirus during COVID-19 pandemic.
ECoR has decided to restore unreserved journey facility in Second Class seating coaches as per applicability in 93 Mail/Express Trains originating from its jurisdiction, gradually starting from May 1 and latest by Second Week of August.
Out of 93 Mail/Express Trains, 17 are like InterCity Trains where second class journey will be earmarked as reserved and unreserved coaches. Similarly, Second Class seating journey in other 76 Long Distance Mail/Express Trains will be applicable as in pre-COVID times.