Mumbai: Central Railway on Saturday announced that students appearing for final year exams and other competitive exams for advanced studies, which are approved by the Maharashtra government, are now permitted to travel by special suburban train services over the Mumbai Suburban network by showing valid identity cards (I-card) and hall tickets.
The official twitter handle of Central Railway tweeted a document which said, “With reference to the permission received from Ministry of Railways, Government of India, students appearing for final year exams and other competitive exams for advance studies as approved by State Government of Maharashtra, are permitted to travel by special suburban services over Mumbai Suburban network.”
Students appearing for final exams and other competitive exams for advance studies, please see 👇 pic.twitter.com/hDRhFz1WPd
— Central Railway (@Central_Railway) September 12, 2020
It further stated that valid identity cards and hall tickets are “a right for entry at the stations”, and additional booking counters will be opened at important railway stations for the convenience of students.
In the document, the Central Railway also requested others not to visit the stations. And believe any rumors.
“It is also requested that travelers follow medical and social protocols, as mandated for COVID-19,” the document added.