In An Unique Gesture, Indian Railways Makes All Out Efforts in Helping 940 Yemen Evacuees to Reach Their Respective Destinations

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As directed by the Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, the Indian Railways is making all possible efforts to facilitate the Yemen Evacuees to reach their respective destinations in India. In all 940 persons were accommodated in the trains from 2.4.2015 to 8.4.2015. On 8.4.2015, a total of 435 persons were facilitated to go for their destination. Shri Sunil Kumar Sood, General Manager, Central & Western Railway personally received the Yemen Evacuees at the Mumbai International Airport.

The Yemen evacuees who arrived at Mumbai International Airport were guided to the felicitation and ticketing counter opened specially for them at the Airport and their tickets were borne and confirmed by Central Railway as per their destination like Gorakhpur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Patna, Brahmapur, Varanasi, Bengaluru, Mangalore, Ernakulam, Nagpur, Sainagar Shirdi, Thiruvananthapuram, Muzaffarpur, Chhapra, Madurai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kanyakumari, etc. Shri Sunil Kumar Sood, General Manager, Central & Western Railway received the Yemen Evacuees at the Mumbai International Airport in the wee hours of 2nd & 4th April 2015. Later they were shifted to Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai in buses. At the railway stations they were settled in waiting rooms and provided with breakfast and water.

Later they were shifted to Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (76 persons) and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai (35 persons) in buses for boarding the trains in the morning of 4.4.2015. As a kind gesture, Central Railway presented “Trains at a glance” to them as a souvenir.

In the wee hours of 2.4.2015, Central and Western Railway received the Yemen Evacuees at the Mumbai International Airport. Total 75 persons were accommodated in trains after they were guided to the felicitation and ticketing counter opened specially for them at the Airport and their tickets were confirmed by Central & Western Railways as per their destination like Gorakhpur, Thiruvananthapuram, Muzaffarpur, Chhapra, Madurai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kanyakumari, etc. Later they were shifted to Lokmanya Tilak Terminus and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Mumbai in buses. At the railway stations they were settled in waiting rooms and provided with breakfast and water.

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