The Pune railway station finally got a ramp for passengers with special needs and the elderly to enter and alight from train coaches. The service is free of cost for passengers.
“One ramp, which is moveable, has been introduced at the Pune station. The ramp is available at the office of the deputy station superintendent on platform 1. There are many passengers who use the Pune station every day and many among them are elderly people, who have trouble walking or getting into the trains. There are others who are differently-abled and hence getting on or disembarking from the train is very difficult for them. While we already had an operation wheelchair service, the ramp will help those on the wheelchairs to easily get into the trains. The DRM had thought of the idea and it has now been implemented,” said Manoj Jhawar, the Pune railway division’s public relations officer. Read More…
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