Covid 19: Railways tells passengers to bring own blankets
If you are travelling via a long-distance train, bring your own bedsheets and blankets. In the wake of coronavirus, the Western and Central railways have decided not to provide blankets in AC coaches. The Railways has also decided to take out curtains from the trains till further order.
The Indian Railways has 18 zones. The Western and Central Railways are both headquartered in Mumbai.
A Western Railway PRO said in a statement on Sunday said that blankets and curtains in AC coaches to be withdrawn as they are not washed every trip. “In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), blankets and curtains should be immediately withdrawn from service until further orders.”