Waltair Division of East Coast Railway is operating Festival Special trains during the Festival season and also plying Covid special trains for the convenience of travelling public. With the increase of train services, safety measures also enhanced at all the Railway stations over the Division.
With a view to provide safe journey, Waltair Division took several measures, to combat the pandemic, such as controlled entry and exit to stations, Thermal screening, strict observation of use of masks & social distancing, advising all the passengers to report station in advance, allowing only confirmed ticket holders into the station to board trains etc.
It is advised to all the passengers boarding at Visakhapatnam railway station that passengers with confirmed tickets will be allowed from Platform No.8 side (Gnanapuram side) and exit will be from platform No.1 side for easy crowd management and observation of covid-19 protocol.
It is also being advised to all passengers to adhere to the Covid-19 prevention protocol otherwise it will be viewed seriously and liable to take action under relevant section of the Railway Act-1989.
Divisional Railway Manager Shri Chetan Kumar Shrivvastava is reviewing the safety measures from time to time and instructed the officials to make adequate arrangements. He also advised all the passengers to follow the guidelines provided by the Railway administration and Health Ministry for a safe and secure travel.
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