The Pune division of central railways will complete the installation of bio-toilets in all bogies of trains commencing from Pune railway station by June this year. Railways authorities have targeted installation of 1,000 bio-toilets when the project began in 2015.
The bio-toilets will ensure cleanliness on the railway tracks while also relieving passengers from the stench that comes from the disposed human excreta that is discharged directly from trains toilets onto the tracks.
“So far the installation of 800 bio toilets has been completed on majority of the trains that commences from the Pune railway stations. We will complete the installation of remaining 200 bio toilets by June this year” said Milind Deuskar, Pune divisional railway manager (DRM). Read more