BENGALURU: The South Western Railway (SWR) has warned qurantined people against travelling in trains.

In an official release, the SWR said that it is noticed that, in several instances, passengers who have been medically advised to be in “QURANTINE” on the suspicion of symptoms of Corona virus, are travelling by trains instead of homes / quarantine facilities. Such cases have been detected in various routes and action taken to rush them to the nearest medical institutions enroute.

It is to be noted that the callous and negligent action of the Quarantined persons travelling by trains in contravention of medical mandate will create unsafe conditions for other co – travelers. By trains, railway and other staff on duty as well as at all the Railway stations the train passes through.

In the wake of the situation, rail users are earnestly advised not to travel by trains if they are on Quarantine against Corona virus or are showing any symptoms of the virus, like fever, cough, breathlessness etc., Rail using public, in case they come across any such symptomatic co rail traveler during their journey, are requested to immediately bring it to the notice of railway authorities for taking action.

It is to be understood that the fight against spread of Corona Virus need joint efforts of all and responsible behavior of public. Therefore, South Western Railway earnestly appeals to all the rail users to ensure that they act with responsibility and support the endeavor of Railway for ensuring a safe journey.

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