497 railway stations made user-friendly for Divyangjan `
RAILWAYS & METRO RAIL

497 railway stations made user-friendly for Divyangjan `

As part of the "Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan," Indian Railways is putting elevators and escalators in train stations all around the nation to make it easier for those with disabilities, the elderly, and young children to move around on railroad platforms.

There are currently 497 stations with elevators or escalators.

According to the Ministry of Railways' official information, escalators have been erected in state capitals, cities with a population of more than 10 lakh, or stations with a daily foot traffic of more than 25,000.

Up until August 2022, 339 stations have been equipped with 1090 escalators.

The statement stated that in accordance with policy, GM/Zonal Railways are authorised to choose stations or platforms for the supply of elevators while taking into account foot traffic, space limits, etc.

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As part of the Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan, Indian Railways is putting elevators and escalators in train stations all around the nation to make it easier for those with disabilities, the elderly, and young children to move around on railroad platforms. There are currently 497 stations with elevators or escalators. According to the Ministry of Railways' official information, escalators have been erected in state capitals, cities with a population of more than 10 lakh, or stations with a daily foot traffic of more than 25,000. Up until August 2022, 339 stations have been equipped with 1090 escalators. The statement stated that in accordance with policy, GM/Zonal Railways are authorised to choose stations or platforms for the supply of elevators while taking into account foot traffic, space limits, etc. Also read: Nippon Steels’ Indian JV ArcelorMittal to invest Rs 410 billionKEI has been powering requirements across a wide spectrum of sectors

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