Mumbaikars have been waiting for this news since a long time. Recently the state government has allowed Ladies to travel in local trains with conditions.
Further, to make the services available to everyone, the state government has proposed a slot in which the general public will be allowed to travel, while keeping COVID-19 protocols.
Replying to a query, Cabinet Minister for Relief and Rehabilitation Vijay Wadettiwar has said that the government will take a decision on starting local train services for all in the next couple of days.
As per the official communication, The government has suggested that any person with a valid ticket or pass should be allowed to travel from the first local in the morning till 7:30 am, then from 11 am to 4:30 pm, and from 8 pm till the last local train. Those in essential services with valid QR code or ID card along with a valid ticket or pass shall be allowed to travel from 8 am to 10:30 am and from 5 pm to 7:30 pm. Also every hours ladies special train to be suggested.
Sumit Thakur, CPRO, WR said, “We will provide inputs to the state Govt as soon as possible.”