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Mumbai: Suburban local trains may open for public in Jan

Officials, however, said the decision will be taken only after ascertaining the spread in the state, if any, of the new variant of Covid-19, found in the United Kingdom.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
December 24, 2020 11:40:07 pm
Mumbai local latest news, Mumbai suburban railway news, Uddhav Thackeray news, mumbai local start date, mumbai local timings, Maharashtra local train services, coronavirus cases in maharashtra, india news, indian express newsChief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is evaluating a proposal to resume normal local train services for the general public by February 15. (File Photo)

The state government might reopen the suburban local trains for the general public from January.

Minister for Relief and Rehabilitation Vijay Wadettiwar said the government has recently allowed the resumption of water sports, entertainment and amusement parks in the state. “The decision on the local trains will be taken at the earliest. The chief minister’s attempt is to start the locals for the general public from the first week of January,” said Wadettiwar.

Officials, however, said the decision will be taken only after ascertaining the spread in the state, if any, of the new variant of Covid-19, found in the United Kingdom.

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