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‘Muck special’ trains to collect garbage daily

Mumbai: The railway administration has decided to run ‘muck special’ trains on a daily basis to collect garbage lying along the tracks. According to the officials, while the Central Railway runs four ‘muck special’ trains between CSMT and Kalyan stations, ... Read More »

Tunnel Laundry for Central Railway

Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal inaugurated the fully automated Tunnel laundry system installed by Girbau India at Wadi Bunder on April 16. The 12-tonne capacity laundry plant has been set up on a build-operate-own-transfer basis for 15 years at ... Read More »

Central Railway outsources cleaning of coaches

Central Railway, Mumbai Division, has outsourced internal cleaning of 2100 coaches at Matunga Workshop for a period of one year. The work includes cleaning of coaches and intensive cleaning of outgoing coaches after repairs at the Matunga Workshop. Informs Saket ... Read More »

Mechanised cleaning for Manmad depot

Central Railway at Manmad is planning to outsource dry sweeping, cleaning and watering of train at its Depot for a period of three years. The contractor will clean 70080 coaches within this stipulated period. Parivesh Sahu from DRM Office, Central ... Read More »

Drain water grown vegetables stopped

The farming in 400 acres of land along the railway tracks of Central and Western railways, where vegetables are grown using drain water and sold in markets across Mumbai will be stopped. The Municipal Corporation had found that dirty drain ... Read More »

Special cleaning cell for Pune Station

The Railway Budget of 2012-13 has included the formation of a special cleaning body to take care of in the trains and the stations. In a recent press note, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi admitted that the standards of cleanliness at ... Read More »

Hot air to keep rodents away

Among the various passenger amenities introduced by the Central Railway to ensure cleanliness and maintenance in its coaches, is also the new hot air technology which will be used to disinfect the AC coaches. The hot air technology will deal ... Read More »

CR’s Public Toilet Policy

The Central Railway has finally formulated a public toilet policy and invited proposals for comprehensive toilet services at every railway station across the Mumbai city. The policy lays down specific guidelines, including hiring uniformed staff, cleanliness norms and even the ... Read More »

Coach Cleaning

The January issue of Clean India Journal discussed at length the increased efficiency mechanised cleaning can bring both in terms of cost and the cleaning results. While building service contractors and Facility Management companies are putting equipment and chemicals to optimum use in maintaining various facilities, Railways, Airports and Highways are also experiencing the benefits of mechanisation. CIJ had earlier covered the cleaning system adopted by the Southern Railways. This time, the focus is on the Central Railway. During a visit to the Central Railway offices in Mumbai and also to one of the Railway yards, CIJ’s Mohana found that within six months of adopting mechanisation in coach cleaning, the results seem very encouraging. Read More »

JohnsonDiversey chemicals for CR’s first laundry

JohnsonDiversey India has installed state-of-the-art Auto Dosing System for the first-ever laundry facility of the Central Railway at Wadi Bunder, Mumbai. The Central Railway has converted the compressor room at Wadi Bunder into a laundry where over 2000 bed rolls ... Read More »