Amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic, the Indian Railways has proved to be the lifeline for the entire country.
The Railways has transported essential goods, produced PPE kits and even developed COVID-care coaches. Not only this, the national transporter has even developed post covid coaches to adapt to the changing travel conditions, along with accomplishing many major milestones.
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Here are the 3 most important updates:
1. In a bid to provide safe and comfortable travel experience to train passengers, Railways is refurbishing stations with world-class modern amenities. In line with this, the Ayodhya Railway Station, immensely popular in the country due to its religious significance, is being redeveloped speedily. Check out the pictures:
भारतीय रेल यात्रियों को आरामदायक सफर हेतु स्टेशनों को आधुनिक सुविधाओं से लैस बना रही है।
इसी क्रम में करोड़ो श्रद्धालुओं की सुविधा और आस्था को ध्यान में रखते हुए अयोध्या रेलवे स्टेशन के नवीनीकरण का काम तेज गति से चल रहा है। pic.twitter.com/RN9k0TgrI2
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) July 10, 2020
2. Adding to the beauty of the mountains, Railways is building the spectacular Anji Bridge – a cable stayed Rail Bridge that will connect Katra and Reasi. Being constructed with superior technology and engineering excellence, the bridge will be a milestone for a better and more connected India.
Connecting India 🌉: Magnificent Anji Khad Bridge, India’s 1st cable-stayed rail bridge, will connect Katra and Reasi in Jammu & Kashmir.
Being constructed with superior technology & engineering excellence, the bridge will be a milestone for a better & more connected India. pic.twitter.com/Whe0Dc6u3S
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) July 14, 2020
3. Railways has been providing Mumbai local train services for essential workers and private medical sector employees. As many as 1.25 lakh essential staff workers have benefited from these trains. The Railways Ministry recently tweeted a video of social distancing being duly observed inside these trains:
Social distancing inside Mumbai local trains :
Essential staff, as identified by state government, traveling in selected suburban services observing social distancing inside Mumbai local trains. pic.twitter.com/Cr4iI5smyB
— Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) July 13, 2020
Stay tuned for all Indian Railways updates, and don’t forget to be safe and follow all precautions!