Indian Railways Introduces Vacuum Toilets on Dibrugrah Rajdhani Express
Oct12

Indian Railways Introduces Vacuum Toilets on Dibrugrah Rajdhani Express

Stinking washrooms on trains may become a thing of the past with the railways launching the trial run of vacuum toilet on Dibrugarh Rajdhani. Vacuum toilet, a first in railways, went on trial in Dibrugarh Rajdhani from September 14, 2015. Fitted in the First AC coach at an estimated cost of about Rs 3 lakh, the vucuum toilet is also equipped with the bio-digester system.  Vacuum toilets are currently operational in aircraft. According...

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HOW SAFE ARE OUR RAILWAYS?
Jan08

HOW SAFE ARE OUR RAILWAYS?

It is no exaggeration that railway tracks have become one of the biggest killers in India. According to latest statistics available, over 50,000 people lost their lives on the deadly tracks in over three years between the period 2009 and 2012. The following is an analytical overview on the safety issues of Indian Railways. Indian Railways is one of the largest railway systems in the world and is fully owned and operated by Ministry of...

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