After years of complaints about hygiene, stale food, inadequate facilities on trains, the Indian Railways have virtually put luxury on tracks, with the Western Railway’s premier Rajdhani Express getting refurbished coaches under the government’s “Operation Swarn”.
“In a bid to enhance travelling experience and riding comfort of its passengers, we have refurbished the Rajdhani Express,” said Ravinder Bhakar, chief spokesperson of Western Railways.
The new Rajdhani Express has been done up with designer vinyl wrap on the walls of the passages, entrances, toilets and ceilings. The vinyl wraps have toughened coating so that people can’t damage it.
The seating area now has a “pleasing ambience” with LED lights and paintings on the walls of the compartments, said Mr Bhakar, and the washrooms have been fitted with branded wash basins, toilet paper dispensers, hygienic toilet seat cleaners and premium quality soaps. Besides, the floors have been covered with scrapper matting to keep them clean, Mr Bhakar added. Read More…