Negative Covid-19 report must
for train passengers arriving in
Train passengers from Kerala, Goa, Rajasthan, Delhi-NCR, Gujarat
and Uttarakhand will now be required to produce a negative RT-
PCR test report taken at most 48 hours before travelling to
The Maharashtra government has categorized these six states as
'places of sensitive origin' amid the recent surge in COVID-19
A new SOP has been put in place for travel in long-distance trains
from these states to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
"All passengers shall be compulsorily screened and only
asymptomatic passengers shall be allowed to board the trains for
Maharashtra. Social distancing should be ensured during
boarding/deboarding and travel," Maharashtra Chief Secretary
Sitaram Kunte said in an order on Sunday.
No unreserved ticket for Maharashtra should be issued on trains
plying from these six states, the order stated. Read More