COVID-19: Railways modifying 680 coaches to accommodate 11,000 patients
- These isolation coaches are suitable for only those coronavirus patients who do not have breathing problem
- As many as 68 trains with 10 coaches each are being modified and they are expected to be ready within a week to accommodate 10,880 people
NEW DELHI : Northern Railway and North Central Railway are working on a war footing to prepare 680 isolation coaches to accommodate nearly 11,000 people in case there is a sudden spurt in coronavirus positive cases, a senior official said on Friday. As many as 68 trains with 10 coaches each are being modified and they are expected to be ready within a week to accommodate 10,880 people, Rajiv Chaudhary, who holds the charge of General Manager for both the zones, told PTI.
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