As the festive season is round the corner the domestic travel has seen a rapid upward movement of the travel curve. If the figure of railway travel is a parameter, the booking in Oct has taken a leap and well crossed pre-covid19 data. The recent data has also shown much optimistic data for air travel as well.
The usual scenario of long queues, fully crowded terminals, last minute reschedule, delays etc all seem to be back with its own old glory and flaws. As the per the data received from Indian railways, net passenger booking in the past 8 days of Oct is 225.95 lakh which is nearly 75% from 130 lakh bookings of the same period of 2019. The net review of Indian railways from this period is also reported to rise to 43% to Rs.10665.86 Cr.
Meanwhile both Delhi and Mumbai have decided to reopen their passenger terminals which were closed earlier due to dip in traffic. There are recent value added services and new inititaves across the railways staions also add to the new found trend in the travel ( eg. https://travellersworldonline.com/industry_speaks/first-247-food-court-at-new-delhi-station)