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932 'Shramik Special' trains operated so far, over 11 lakh migrants ferried home

IndiaTimes Friday, 15 May 2020
The Railways has operated 932 Shramik Special trains since May 1, ferrying home 11 lakh migrant workers who were stranded in various parts of the country due to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown, officials said. On Friday, Railways operated 145 such trains. ​​​Of these, Uttar Pradesh received the maximum number of trains followed by Bihar, they said.
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