Lucknow: The railway administration has started tightening at major railway stations including Lucknow Junction and Charbagh in view of the increasing transition of Kovid-19 in the capital Lucknow. A fine of Rs 100 will now be charged from unmasked passengers at Lucknow Junction and Charbagh railway station.
Corona infection is increasing rapidly in the states of Maharashtra, Punjab, Delhi and South. A large number of people are coming to Lucknow from here on daily trains due to Holi. Around 72 mail-express and passenger trains are currently operating at Charbagh railway station. Similarly, more than 15 trains are being operated at Lucknow Junction. These include the major trains like Lucknow Mail, Pushpak Express, Shatabdi Express and Tejas. Many passengers traveling on these trains are careless about the corona.
The railway administration has started surprise inspections at major railway stations including Charbagh and Lucknow Junction in the capital in view of the increasing transition of Kovid-19. Passengers with no masks are being made aware. Even after this, passengers who do not wear masks will be fined hundred rupees.
TTE and his wife of the Pushpak Express running between Lucknow and Mumbai were found corona positive on Wednesday. After this, now 12 railway personnel posted at Alambagh thermal plant have been found to be Corona positive. The railway administration has closed the plant for 24 hours. In this plant fluid connecting rail tracks is made.
Lucknow Junction director Girish Kumar Singh said on Friday that a list of all the information including the names, addresses, mobile numbers of the travelers who come here from other states is being sent to the government. So that contact tracing can be done easily when any traveler gets infected. He informed that the passengers are being made aware to protect and apply masks from Kovid-19.