MUMBAI: Passengers visiting Bandra Terminus and Mumbai Central may soon get to see cleaner stations on a par with airports as the railways has decided to outsource the cleanliness and maintenance work to reputed agencies.
Across India, the railway board has selected 50 stations where work will be outsourced under the integrated cleanliness contract system. On Western Railway, three stations have been selected, including Mumbai Central and Bandra Terminus. However, none of the stations on Central Railway’s Mumbai division finds place in this list.
A senior railway official said, “The cleanliness contract will include the entire geographical area of the station, including the concourse, platforms, tracks and approach road. The entire contract will be given to a single agency.” More info