Blog Entry# 4569597
Posted: Feb 20 (09:27)
Last Response: Feb 20 (11:52)
Even the toilet flush valves and wash basin mirrors aren’t spared as around 80 Utkrisht rakes of both Western and Central Railway targeted.
While rail passengers rightly clamour for better facilities on trains and at stations, there’s also an urgent need to crack down on vandals who steal/damage railway property. A year-and-a-half after the Railways launched around 300 Utkrisht rakes as part of upgradation of its long-distance trains, it has come to light that more than 5,000 stainless steel taps have been stolen from the rakes’ toilets and wash basins. The railway data further reveals that nearly 2,000 mirrors with stainless steel frame, around 500 liquid soap dispensers, and nearly 3,000 toilet flush valves are also missing from around 80 Utkrisht