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Kudos! Indian Railways eyes world-class hygiene standards with lakhs of bio-toilets in train coaches

Indian Railways looks to achieve world-class hygiene standards! Did you know that Indian Railways has installed over 2.4 lakh bio-toilets in train coaches? Railway Minister Piyush Goyal recently tweeted saying that Indian Railways has been ensuring “cleaner tracks and better hygiene standards” by installing bio-toilets. A few days ago, Indian Railways installed 410 bio-toilets in one-week train coaches, Goyal said. With an aim to improve its facilities and contribute more towards the environment, Indian Railways has expedited the process of installing bio-toilets on a priority basis.

With these 410 bio-toilets, the total number has now touched a staggering 2,40,713. The total number of Indian Railways train coaches that are equipped with bio-toilets is 68,020, as per the figure tweeted by Railway Minister Goyal. Goyal has underlined that bio-toilets have heralded a paradigm shift in Indian Railways. The national transporter’s move to adopt the eco-friendly measure has enhanced the overall travel experience of Indian Railways travellers, Goyal said. The installation of bio-toilets in trains is also aimed at carrying forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ initiative.

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