Kolkata, 22 September 2023:
The Swachhta Pakhwara programme started on 16.09.2023 and will continue upto 02.10.2023. on the fifth & sixth day i.e., 20.09.2023 & 21.09.2023 of Swachhta Pakhwara, Swachh Railgaadi (Clean Train) Diwas observed throughout Eastern Railway through various programmes and activities.
The fifth & sixth day of the Swachhta Pakhwara, marked as ‘Swachh Railgaadi Diwas’ was designated for an intensive cleaning of trains, inspection of premium and listed trains at washing line/ station & feedback taken from passengers, cleanliness awareness campaign etc.
In Sealdah Division, cleanliness awareness campaign was conducted at various stations. Intensive cleaning of trains like Kolkata - Gwalior SF Express & Gurumukhi SF express and Premium trains like Sealdah – New Delhi Rajdhani express & Sealdah – Bikaner Duronto express also took place. An inspection of trains was also conducted at the washing line/ station including PMU/MEMU/DMU
Within Howrah Division, efforts were focused on inspection of identified special train with on board housekeeping service (OBHS) at stations, feedback of passengers, cleanliness awareness campaign on use of bio-toilets. Intensive cleaning of identified special trains were also done.
In Asansol Division, an intensive inspection of cleaning of coaches in JSME-SMVB Exp. (22305/6), 12019 (HWH-RNC Shatabdi exp.), 19607 (KOAA-MDJN exp.) has been done under the program of ‘Swachh Railgaadi’. The cleanliness of passenger compartment area, toilets, pantry car & exteriors of coaches has been ensured. In Malda Division, Swachh Railgaadi Diwas was also observed on the occasion of Swachhta Pakhwara