Services and Amenities in Railway Budget 2016-17

Below are the key services and amenities list that has been compiled as a result of 3 discussions and poll on the subject. If you have additional inputs or have not submitted your vote, please do so at:

http://bit.ly/railway-budget-poll

Services and Amenities in Railway Budget 2016-17

1. The quality and hygiene levels of food served in trains should be improved
2. Train toilet accessories should be effective maintained
3. The number of dustbins should be increased and their management should be effective
4. Insect and pest free trains should be ensured
5. The number of phone charging points should be increased
6. Clean drinking water should be provided on stations
7. More elevators and escalators should be installed for families/elderly/special needs travellers
8. Functional toilets should be a priority
9. Hassle free Coolie/Porter services should be ensured
10. Customized train departure/arrival/cancellation notifications via SMS should be started
11. Effectiveness of phone helplines and their information quality must be refined
12. Effective display of train arrival/departure and coach numbers on platforms
13. All assistance/helpline numbers must be displayed in coaches and on platforms
14. Emergency medical assistance should be made available on stations
15. Guard, TTE and Attendants must be trained and equipped with First Aid Kit
16. Cleaner and fresh bed rolls for AC coaches and available for purchase bedrolls for sleeper/general coach should be made available.
17. More chairs should be installed on the platforms for people to sit
18. A separate counter should be opened at stations for ticket cancellations
19. Railways should start a dedicated complaint redressal department
20. The freight system should be modernized and online parcel bookings should be started
21. Free wifi internet should be made available on stations
22. Wheelchairs should be made available on stations to assist the handicap
23. Ramps should be constructed to make platforms disable friendly
24. Online booking of retiring rooms should be made easy
25. Package and pilgrimage tours division should be strengthened
26. Rail passes should be introduced for tourists. more  

View all 190 comments Below 190 comments
Wages should be linked to productivity.Look at the present conditions of trains and platforms all over the country and see how dirty they are.Can't you link it to customers satisfaction index on each train journey and then pay accordingly.Pay only slab wise ie 3 stars 50 % of the stated amount,4 stars - 75 % and 5 stars -90 %.If 5 stars rating achieved continuously for 6 months then only pay the balance 10% of 6 months as bonus incentive otherwise dont pay. more  
Good points are listed and the same may be taken into consideration more  
Luggage weighing machines should be available on platforms. Coolie/porter charges should be displayed alongside. If the porters do not follow it, he should be punished. After alighting from the train porter should take the luggage to the auto/taxi stand outside the station. He should not demand any extra money for that. He should not befool the passengers in this context, who are unaware of it. more  
Adequate fans must be provided in the platforms ( e.g. no such provision even now at Kumbakonam station. The expected traffic would be in thousands now due to Mahamaham) more  
Post a Comment

Related Posts

    • रेल्वे रोकने वाले को ६ माह जेल हो

      संयुक्त किसान मोर्चे की घोषणा है सोमवार 18 अक्टूबर को तय कार्यक्रम के अनुसार 6 घंटे का देशव्यापानी रेल रोको आंदोलन किया जाएगा। सुबह 10 बजे से 4 बजे तक शांतिपूर्ण तरीके से रेलवे ट्रैक्स पर धरना देंग...

      By Bharat Lal
      /
    • SENIOR CITIZEN CONCESSION

      I can't understand why Government is not allowing senior citizen concession now, the fact is almost all senior citizens took utmost care in getting both the doses of vaccine then where is the risk....

      By Atul Jaitly
      /
    • Withdrawal of Senior Citizen concession

      While Railways have paid huge bonus to it's employees when other company employees are struggling with salary cut/closure/ layoff/job loss, Senior Citizen concession is still not re-introduced.

      By Shibdas Mallick
      /
    • INDIAN RAILWAYS BACK ON THE RAILS ?

      As per the Data from Indian Railways “Rail Travel for first 8 days of October 2021 surpassed pre Covid19 levels ” on the corresponding dates in 2019. That seems to be good news f...

      By Jayakumar Daniel
      /
    • Bad State of Duranto Express

      The hygiene and sanitation levels of Duranto Express trains are down to 1 on a scale of 5. Recent travel experience from Delhi to Bangalore led to many people on the train getting urinary infection...

      By RN Chopra
      /
    • TRAIN SERVICE RESTORATION

      Has our glorious Indian Railways have decided to run only special trains in future? Normal mail/express trains have been decisively dumped FOR EVER ? But free travel in saloon cars by the railway e...

      By SATINATH BHATTACHARYYA
      /
    • Sports Infrastructure - Railways must rethink

      On one hand we have this great report that India is now welcoming non cricket sports and 71% parents are supportive if children pursue sports careers. On other hand per attached we have ...

      By Shikha Jain
      /
    • Railways should show this to all TCs/Guards

      So molestation and harassment cN be handled on the spot. Most of our TC and guards turn a blind eye towards women harassment in Indian railways. If even one case of harassment is happen...

      By Sarita Ravichandran
      /
    • Railway retirement functions and expenses

      See these 2 attached grand celebrations on tax payer money when railways officers retire. Railway minister should fix this or escalate to PM if he cant fix these crazy expensive traditio...

      By Shikha Jain
      /
    • RAILWAY

      Railway has Stopped giving food but has no implemented Compulsory mask. I think that safe distance must be maintained by keeping next seat empty. Please resume food in train like Shatabdi...

      By Bahadur Sanjana
      /
    • Why Railways not implementing Covid protocols

      Nephew visited New Delhi Railway Station yesterday. There were no Covid precautions at station. No Thermal Screening, No Sanitisation, No Social Distancing, No Mask Check. If this Rail ...

      By Anil Mehta
      /
Share
Enter your email and mobile number and we will send you the instructions

Note - The email can sometime gets delivered to the spam folder, so the instruction will be send to your mobile as well

All My Circles
Invite to
(Maximum 500 email ids allowed.)