Mumbai Local Starts For General Public After 4 Months! You Need This To Travel..
The pandemic isn’t over and it still feels like we are in the fog of war phase of the pandemic. With the uncertainty and fear hanging over travelling, no one knew when everything will be back to normal.
Recently the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) head, Raj Thackeray, demanded that the Chief Minister reinstate local train services for the general public, particularly for those who had completed their vaccinations.
Even the Bombay High Court asked the Maharashtra government to frame a comprehensive plan to permit vaccinated people to travel by Mumbai local trains and questioned why all vaccinated people could not be allowed to travel by train.
After a four-month hiatus, fully vaccinated people were finally permitted to board Mumbai local trains on Sunday but with few conditions.
Conditions For Traveling In Mumbai Local Trains
A mandatory universal travel pass has also been introduced for the travellers of Mumbai locals. Read on to find out how to download this pass!
Already trak.in have already covered the Step By Step Process To Generate QR Code Based Pass For Travelling In Mumbai Local.
Since August 11, nearly 120,000 monthly season universal passes have been issued to people who have waited 14 days after receiving the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Officials from the Central and Western Railways said there were no reports of crowding inside local trains or at suburban railway stations early Sunday morning.
Universal Passes Embedded With Quick Response (QR)
While municipal organisations established an offline method of verifying vaccination certificates and giving passes outside train stations, commuters may also get their certificates verified and e-passes online by going to http://epassmsdma.mahait.org/
People can obtain universal passes that include a Quick Response (QR) code using both offline and online channels.
Inspection Of Vaccination Certificates And Passes By Railway
The Central and Western Railways have both dispatched special squad teams consisting of ticket checking employees and the Railway Protection Force (RPF) to inspect vaccination certificates and railway passes, according to railway authorities.
Inspectors who check tickets have also been stationed inside local train compartments.