India: Passengers flock to New Delhi station as trains services resume

Large queues of passengers formed at New Dehli's railway station on Tuesday, as limited train services resumed following a nearly seven-week long lockdown amid to the coronavirus pandemic. Passengers wearing face masks were seen standing in line to get on board of some of the trains leaving the country's capital city towards other destinations, as police officers oversaw the compliance of social... Еще distancing measures. «We had a lot of trouble during this lockdown. Nearly two months we were stuck in our houses and not allowed to go out. I am studying alone here. Now when I am going home, I am worried about what would have happened and what is going to happen,» commented Shilpa Chouhan, one of the passengers stranded in Delhi due to the lockdown. According to reports, more than 54,000 online tickets were issues after bookings were opened for passengers on Monday, with 15 trains a day connecting Delhi to big cities. India's decision to resume train services comes at a time when over 74,200 cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the country and 2,415 deaths, according to data compiled by John Hopkins University.

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