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83 Shramik Special trains operational since May 1, over 80,000 migrants ferried: Indian Railways

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The Indian Railways on Wednesday said it has run 83 Shramik Special trains so far since May 1 and ferried more than 80,000 stranded people. Till Tuesday evening, the national transporter had run 76 trains for the migrant workers who were stranded at their workplaces due to the coronavirus lockdown and wishing to go back to their homes. Each special train has 24 coaches, each with a capacity of 72 seats.