Although several important trains like Shatabdi Express and Bhopal Express have resumed their services, about 70% of the trains are yet to restart. Passengers are waiting for resumption of services of these trains at the Bhopal station. In fact, the frequency of trains at Bhopal station has come down to 60 after the lockdown from the 200 trains that used to run earlier. Gradually, trains have increased, but it is still far from the prelockdown numbers.
After lockdown was imposed in March, train services were also stopped. The services began when Indian Railways announced resumption of 44 trains from June 1in Bhopal division. On September 12, another 14 trains began their services. Habibganj-New Delhi Special Shatabdi Express started from October 17.