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09-07-2024
Press Release: LIFTS FOR EASE: SENIOR-FRIENDLY STATIONS NOW A REALITY

LIFTS FOR EASE: SENIOR-FRIENDLY STATIONS NOW A REALITY

Kolkata, June 30, 2024 -

 A total of 69 lifts are being implemented across various stations of Eastern Railway, providing seamless mobility and convenience to passengers.

The lift installations are spread across:

- Asansol Division :  9 lifts across 5 stations, benefiting passengers in the Asansol division
- Howrah Division : 19 lifts across 8 stations, enhancing accessibility in the Howrah division
- Malda Division : 27 lifts across 9 stations, improving passenger experience in the Malda division
- Sealdah Division : 14 lifts across 5 stations, boosting accessibility in the Sealdah division

These lift installations aim to provide:

- Improved accessibility for passengers with mobility issues
- Enhanced overall passenger experience
- Increased efficiency in passenger movement
- Better management of crowd during peak hours
- Reduced congestion o­n staircases and platforms
- Easy access to platforms, concourses, and other areas of the station

This development underscores the commitment to continuously upgrading and modernizing infrastructure to provide better services to passengers.




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