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AP: Railways To Convert AC Bogies Into Isolation Wards
Posted Date:-4/4/2020 6:24:36 PM


Railway officials in Andhrapradesh have received instruction to convert AC bogies in halted trains into isolation wards, as a part of their efforts to fight coronavirus in the state. Eight express trains were halted at various stations in West Godavari district on March 23, following the nationwide lockdown.Shirdi Express and Hubli Express are halted at the Tadeepalligudem railway station, Seshadri Express is at Nidavadolu Station. The remaining three express trains have been halted at Eluru, Bhimavaram and Narasapuram.This is being carried out to meet the increasing demand for beds in isolation. It is reported that officials had received orders from the authorities to carry out conversion.One of the railway official said that all the bogies of the eight trains, will be linked together and sent to Kakinada for the conversion.


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