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West Bengal railway authorities to resume operations with 10-20% of the regular services.

West Bengal railways plan to restart local trains with 50% capacity.

West Bengal railways plan to restart local trains with 50% capacity.Railway authorities are planning to resume local train services in West Bengal, allowing 50% of passengers and ensuring that COVID-19 safety protocols are followed very strictly. The state government targets operating with 10-20% of the services, slowly increasing to 25%.

On Nov 01, 2020, the Railways also wrote a letter to the state and expressed its readiness to resume suburban or local train services in West Bengal.

The local train services stopped due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March. A senior Railways official said that it would resume after the State government meeting on Nov 05, 2020, for a final decision.

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