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Posted: May 06 2016 (16:03)
Last Response: May 06 2016 (16:31)
Other NewsMay 06 2016 (15:51) After 163 years, Railways to put toilets in train engines
Jayashree ❖ Amita*^ 38182 news posts
Indian Railways will on Friday introduce its first train engine fitted with a bio-toilet
New Delhi: Imagine a journey of over 12 hours on Indian Railways through out which you are not authorized to take refreshments or answer nature’s call. It may sound weird, but this is how the journey has been for more than 60,000 locomotive pilots, or engine drivers, over the last 163 years.
Whenever they demanded for a toilet in the engine, the Indian Railways argued that it was not feasible to authorise drivers to halt a running train for...
May 06 2016 (16:03)
Sk Mangla*^~ 1350 blog posts 90046 correct pred (98% accurate)
It took 69 years since independence, for IR to provide basic need to locopilots..
It took 69 years since independence, for IR to think about running trains at moderate 160-180 KMPH..
It took 69 years for IR to finally wake up for the much needed improvements and other necessary needs..
May 06 2016 (16:14)
S V Iyer*^~ 14885 blog posts 12365 correct pred (64% accurate)
One thing I still can't understand is ..what is the use of Toilets in Locos if they can be accessible only if the speed of train is zero ?
Imagine a LP piloting a Rajdhani express say Mumbai Rajdhani between NDLS and Kota or Say HWH Rajdhani between NDLS and CNB.....
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