Trains from Palasa to Bhubaneswar raise a stink

BHUBANESWAR: Littering flooring with fruit peels, groundnut shells and packets of biscuits and chips is a commonplace practise within the coaches of native passenger trains running between Palasa and Paradip by way of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. At occasions, it's been discovered that trains ranging from Palasa in Andhra Pradesh enter Odisha without correct cleaning. Two DMU trains start from Palasa each morning and pass Berhampur at 5.45 am and 7 am.

Also, some coaches don't have bathrooms or water connection. And coaches that experience, each bathrooms and washbasins are very unclean. Foul odor coming from the urinals and latrines forces a passenger to not use it. "I fear using these toilets may lead to health problems like urinary tract infection. Sometimes people get down from the train and urinate on the tracks," mentioned Dilip Sahu, a passenger from Ganjam.


Though the railway has laid down regulations towards littering in trains, individuals are ignorant of it because of lack of enforcement. A frequent test is needed to stop the issue, mentioned Snigha Patra, a daily commuter. Local trains additionally run past due most of the time.


Brijmohan Agarwal, divisional railway supervisor (DRM), Khurda Road, mentioned the Palasa-Bhubaneswar DMU train used to be not wiped clean on a partcular day. The agency had left the train without cleaning, he added. "We have taken the issue seriously. Fine will be imposed on the passengers littering the trains," he added.


The East Coast Railway (ECoR) runs six native DMUs in six different sections. These are Visakhapatnam-Vizianagaram, Vizianagaram-Palasa, Palasa-Berhampur, Berhampur-Bhubaneswar, Bhubaneswar-Cuttack and Cuttack-Paradip.


Trains from Palasa to Bhubaneswar raise a stink Trains from Palasa to Bhubaneswar raise a stink Reviewed by kailash soni on March 14, 2018 Rating: 5
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