Polyester-made bed rolls for rail passengers

Polyester-made bed rolls for rail passengers

New Delhi, Feb 2 (PTI) Faced with increasing complaints about unhygienic bedrolls being provided in trains, the Railways have decided to replace the present lot with polyester-made ones across all classes of travel.

This will help the railways attain the two-fold aim of ensuring delivery of clean bed rolls and maintaining their durability, a railway official said.

He said Railways have also decided to replace the bed rolls every one-and-half year instead of three years.

“Instructions have been issued to all railway zones to switch over to polyester materials,” the official said, adding, the replacement will be done in a phased manner.

Railways’ also plan to set up state-of-the-art laundry units to provide clean bed sheets, blankets, pillow covers and towels in trains, the official said.

The official said the plan to introduce biodegradable bedrolls has been dropped.

http://www.ptinews.com/news/496226_Polyester-made-bed-rolls-for-rail-passengers

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