● Priority for easy maintenance and cleaning of the carriage.
● Stressed to provide clean and hygienic train journey.
● Reviewed on-going construction work for World Class Station at Puri.
East Coast Railway General Manager Shri Roop Narayan Sunkar inspected the Train Coach Maintenance Depot at Puri, today and took stock of amenities provided in train coaches for the benefit of passengers.
Shri Sunkar advised concerned officials to maintain proper cleanliness and maintain hygiene of coaches. While inspecting the Pit Line, Shri Sunkar stressed on maintenance of coaches including Coach Cleaning, Charging, Watering along with other necessary facilities including Cat Walks of Pit Line to provide easy access to each coaches of the rake which helps easy maintenance and cleaning of carriages.
Pit Lines are major infrastructure facilities required for conducting primary maintenance of passenger coaches. After every scheduled trip, Under-Gear Examination, checking of the Braking System, Electrical Maintenance, Cleaning, Washing of both Exterior and Interior parts of Coaches, checking the Amenity Fittings and Watering of the Coaches are being carried out at pit lines.
Apart from this, Shri Sunkar also reviewed the on-going works for Redevelopment of Puri Railway Station with World Class infrastructure & facilities and instructed concerned officials to execute the project work in an exemplary manner.
The facilities provided at Puri Railway Station are mostly targeted for the comfort of passengers, especially tourists and pilgrims from all over the world. Last Year during Rath Yatra time, Hon’ble Railway Minister Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw personally inspected the passenger facilities & amenities along with infrastructure facilities provided at Puri Railway Station. Hence, the visit of General Manager Shri Sunkar supplements the continuous effort of East Coast Railway towards progressing for best facility and comfort of passengers at Puri.
Divisional Railway Manager of Khurda Road Shri Rinkesh Roy along with Senior Officials from ECoR Headquarters and from Khurda Road Division were present on the occasion.