Delhi: Railways lead in battle against Corona, 75 isolation coaches for patients


The second wave of Corona virus has caused panic throughout the country. Corona virus is infecting people at a very fast rate in both the capital cities of Delhi and Mumbai, the financial capital of the country. In this transition period, on the demand of Delhi Government, Railways has announced to provide 75 isolation coaches in Delhi.

An official statement issued by Northern Railway stated that a total of 75 isolation coaches will be made available for corona patients at Anand Vihar Terminal and Shakur Basti Station in the capital Delhi. There will be 1200 beds in the railway bogies to be kept as a Covid Care Center at the railway station. It has been informed by the railway that currently 50 Kovid-19 isolation coaches have been prepared at Shakurbasti railway station in Delhi for patients with minor symptoms of corona. In these 50 coaches, 800 beds have been provided for the corona patients. Railway statement stated that in addition to Shakurbasti railway station, 25 coaches will be made available for corona patients at Anand Vihar Terminal. 400 corona-infected patients will be accommodated in these 25 coaches.

Railways have also made it clear that if the corona infection increases and if needed, isolation coaches will be arranged in these two stations as well as in other places of Delhi. Let us tell you that on Sunday itself, the Delhi Government had requested the Indian Railways to arrange isolation coaches at Anand Vihar Terminal and Shakurbasti Railway Station as a Covid Care Center.

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