In a first on Indian Railways, Central Railway has introduced bio-degradable environment friendly garbage disposal bags in long distance trains.
CR’s secretary to general manager Vinit Kumar said, “It is a first on Indian railways and introduced as a pilot project.”
These bags are supplied as linen packet, after taking out linen, passenger can use these bags for storing and disposal of garbage (dry & wet waste).
These environment friendly disposable waste bag has been introduced as pilot project in AC coaches of Two Prestigious Trains of Central Railway ( 12133/ 12134 Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus – Mangalore Express and 11077 / 11078 Pune – Jammu Tawi Jhelum Express).
These waste bags can be disposed off in the dustbins by the passengers themselves or can also be collected by On Board Housekeeping Service staff during their routine rounds of cleaning of coaches on run.
These attractive light green bags has been printed with the details of On Board Housekeeping service and very important ‘Fire Safety Instructions’.
He said, “These bags will give impetus to the cleanliness drive started by our Hon’ble Prime Minister’s “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”