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Sanitation campaign

The Indian Railways is going to undertake a major cleanliness campaign across 100 stations which have more than 10 lakh population or are destinations of tourist or religious importance. The campaign will cover all the zonal Railways. Bio-toilets will be ... Read More »

Matunga Workshop cleaning drive

In order to address the disposal of unsegregated industrial waste from its workshop located at Matunga, the Central Railway is planning to outsource the job to a government authorised agency shortly. The agency to be hired will also engage in ... Read More »

West Central Railway outsources mechanised cleaning job

West Central Railway is planning to outsource, cleaning, housekeeping and waste management of New Katni Junction diesel shed premises. The job would clean areas including office complex, training school, laboratory, Railway buildings of diesel loco shed on a daily basis. ... Read More »

Railways to develop track cleaning equipment

Indian Railways is planning to develop a wet and dry heavy duty vacuum cleaner that can collect the garbage from the tracks and deposit in different containers. The machine being considered will not only cater to the need of clearing ... Read More »

North Central Railway adopts mechanised cleaning

North Central Railway has turned to mechanised cleaning for upkeep of some of its stations including Allahabad, Agra and Jhansi. The cleaning will be mainly done using high pressure jet cleaning. Sandeep Mathur, Chief Public Relations Officer, North Central Railway ... Read More »

Railways to set up Bio-Diesel Plants

Indian Railways has decided to set up four bio-diesel esterification plants for production of bio-diesel. The first two bio-diesel esterification plants with a capacity of 30 tonnes of bio-diesel per day are being set up at Tondiarpet and Raipur at ... Read More »

Call for garbage cleaning contractors

The Railways across India is making all out efforts to maintain its platforms, hospitals and colonies through regular cleaning and to keep it garbage free. Even smaller stations down South are outsourcing cleaning to contractors. The Tiruchirapalli Railway has recently ... Read More »

Trash on wheels

As millions of Mumbaikars pack themselves into trains to get to work every morning, they are accompanied by an equal number of cockroaches, spiders, rats and other pests! Commuters complain of having to travel in compartments that have cobwebs on ... Read More »

Southern Railway on the ‘Clean’ track

The Indian Railways had been the much-preferred and cheaper means of transportation for the people until a few years ago, when low cost airlines started chewing into the profits of the former with the upper middle class and middle class passengers opting for the latter. Cleanliness, hygiene, sanitation, punctuality... are some of the daunting areas that have made railways a second choice next to economic budget flights. The Indian Railways has ever since been experimenting with various solutions to win a clean chit. The modernisation and mechanised cleaning adopted at various railway stations have hiked business prospects for the cleaning industry. Read More »

Dirty trains! Who is responsible?

“Twenty years on the track, nothing has changed… in fact it has worsened…” This was the railway official on a Southern Railway train talking to us on the “unclean attitude” of passengers and the helplessness of attendants on the train Read More »