Important Updates: Steps taken by Indian Railways for travellers

As Indian Railways resumes its services across the country, it has brought several changes to ensure the safety and health of passengers.

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From contactless soap dispensers at the stations to delivering essentials, here’s a list of important updates by Railways:

1.  In order to maintain hygiene and sanitation, Indian Railways has installed a touch-free wash basin at Guwahati Railway Station. It’s helping passengers in washing hands without touching the tap or soap dispenser.

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2. To fulfil the need of essentials and medical equipment in the country, railways is running 5 extra parcel special trains across Bandra-Ludhiana, Bandra-Okha, Okha-Guwahati, Dewas-Jammu Tawi and Porbandar-Shalimar.

3. Indian Railways’ first COVID-19 Care Centre consisting of 10 modified coaches with 160 beds has been deployed in Delhi. In addition to these 10 non-AC coaches, there’ll be one AC coach for the healthcare staff.

4. In a heart-warming incident, a Railway Protection Force personnel was seen sprinting towards the coach of a moving train to provide milk for an infant at Bhopal Railway Station.

With these initiatives, Indian Railways has been actively participating in the fight against Coronavirus.