Delhi to Lucknow Tejas Express suspend services till April 30 over rising COVID-19 cases
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has suspended the operation of Lucknow-New Delhi-Lucknow Tejas Express from April 9 to April 30 due to COVID-19 cases surge in the country.
"It is to be informed that due to recent increase in corona cases, IRCTC Lucknow- New Delhi Tejas Express (Train No. 82501-O2) is being temporarily suspended from 9th April to 30th April' 2021. The situation is being monitored continuously and action to re-operate the train will be taken accordingly" IRCTC said in a regulatory filing.
Ahmedabad-Mumbai Tejas Express services have already been stopped from April 2 by the IRCTC.
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), an undertaking of Indian Railways in an official announcement said "Night curfews have also been implemented in both the connecting states, which may cause inconvenience to passengers in general".
The IRCTC had cancelled all the trips of this train from November 24 last year due to poor occupancy levels owing to COVID-19 pandemic, after resuming its services in October.