Train services within Kashmir have resumed on Monday, after remaining suspended for around 11 months due to Covid-19.
The train in Kashmir runs from Banihal to Baramulla, covering a distance of 137 km.
The train services were suspended on March 19, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Earlier on Sunday, Minster of Railways, Piyush Goyal had said that the train services “will enhance ease of movement and provide a big boost to the tourism sector.”
Railways to resume train operations in Kashmir valley on Banihal-Baramulla section from 22nd February, with two services operating initially.— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) February 21, 2021
This will enhance ease of movement and provide a big boost to the tourism sector. pic.twitter.com/vlWReFJFbI
Earlier, in 2019, the train services remained suspended for about 100 days after the centre abrogated the Article 370 and bifurcated the state into two Union Territories.