Sh. Ashutosh Gangal, General Manager Northern Railways in a press conference held at New Delhi today (through video conferencing ) informed that waging a relentless war against the pandemic that has caused so much tragedy around the world, Northern Railway is leading from the front in extending a helping hand by providing additional healthcare facility to the people of Delhi NCR, Northern Railway on demand of the state govt. is providing 75 isolation coaches equivalent to 1200 beds as Covid Care Centers at Anand Vihar Terminal and Shakurbasti.
50 fully operational Covid Care Coaches (with a patient carrying capacity of 800 persons) have been placed at Shakurbasti Railway Station for mild corona patients.
In addition to it, 25 Covid Care Coaches with a patient carrying capacity of 400 will be placed at Anand Vihar Station by tomorrow. Further isolation coaches will be placed as and when requirement arises.
All these stations have good infrastructure for maintaining these coaches and also proper approach roads for movement of ambulances etc. Northern Railway is committed to do all kinds of efforts/ help to fight the war against Corona.