4 important steps by the Railways to improve safety and facilities

In order to provide better facilities and utmost convenience to passengers, the Indian Railways has taken several big steps. 

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From disabled-friendly stations to manufacturing LHB coaches, here are some of the major updates you must know about:

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Update 1: Four railway stations are all set to become disabled-friendly 

The Indian Railways will soon have four disabled-friendly railway stations in the Bengaluru Division.

The disabled-friendly railway stations will be equipped with:

> TV display screen (32 inches) that would beam videos in sign language for speech and hearing-impaired passengers.

According to Chief Public Relations Officer, South Western Railway Zone, E Vijaya, “These videos or slides will highlight the location of important facilities like unreserved and reserved ticket counters, parking, entry and exit gates, foot-over-bridges, escalators, toilets, waiting rooms and so on. KSR (Krantivira Sangolli Rayanna Railway Station) Station will have four TV display screens while the other stations will have two each.”

> The prevalent route map of the railway station will have radium reflectors.

> Ramp with railings at the booking offices.

> Height modification of Divyang passenger counters at the booking office counter.

> Modification of toilets inside the general waiting room.

Here are the complete details:

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Update 2: Train rides will be safer and more exciting

For improved safety and comfort, the Indian Railways introduced Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches.

For example, disc brakes are used in LHB coaches, which stop at a very short distance when the brake is applied in case of an emergency. The hydraulic suspension and design in these coaches make less noise, and the side suspensions do not allow the passengers to feel jerks, making travel comfortable for long train trips.

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Update 3: Chhattisgarh Express will now run daily

There is a piece of important news for railway passengers. The Chhattisgarh Express, running between Amritsar and Korba via Bhopal, will now run daily.

Here are the details:

Train no. 18237 Korba Amritsar Express will run daily from 26th February and train no. 18238 Amritsar Korba Express will run daily from 28th February.

Update 4: Regular cleaning of Bhopal station premises to create a clean, beautiful, infection-free environment

Here are the pictures:

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