TN workers return to safety from Maharashtra

On Saturday, special trains were operated from a couple of cities in Tamil Nadu to various destinations. A train left for Jagannathpur in Odisha from here with 1,038 passengers, and another ferrying 1,126 people to Danapur in Bihar departed from Katpadi (Vellore).
TN workers return to safety from Maharashtra

Chennai

Nearly 1,000 workers from Tamil Nadu, stranded in Maharashtra, reached Tiruchy on Sunday by a special train, a senior Southern Railway official said.
As workers belonging to other states and stuck in Tamil Nadu have been leaving for their respective states, 969 men arrived at Tiruchy from Pandharpur in Maharashtra.
“Shramik Special from Pandharpur (Maharashtra) arrived at Tiruchy at 11:50 am with 969 passengers belonging to Tamil Nadu. District and Railway authorities received them after letting them go through health formalities. They proceeded to their native districts by buses arranged by the district officials,” Southern Railway General Manager said on his Twitter handle.
On Saturday, special trains were operated from a couple of cities in Tamil Nadu to various destinations. A train left for Jagannathpur in Odisha from here with 1,038 passengers, and another ferrying 1,126 people to Danapur in Bihar departed from Katpadi (Vellore). 
Also, 2,280 people (1,140 passengers on each train) began their journey to Jaunpur and Akbarpur, both in Uttar Pradesh, by two separate trains from Coimbatore.
On May 8, a train was operated to Saharsa in Bihar from Coimbatore with 1,140 guest workers.
Thermal screening of passengers was done at the railway stations and people were requested to maintain individual distancing throughout their journey.

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