Rangiya, April 6: During the recently concluded fincial year 2017-18, Rangiya division of NF Railway has shown exemplary performance in many fronts. While 140 dustbins have been provided in bio-toilets fitted passenger trains based in New Bongaigaon and Rangapara North for the use of passengers to avoid blockages of bio-toilets, platform number 1 of Rangiya station has been declared as litter free and no plastic use platform. All 97 stations under the division have also been fitted with 100% LED lights.
Giving a boost to passenger amenities, new foot over bridges have been commissioned at Khoirabari, Goreswar and Khandikar stations. New waiting rooms have been provided at Tangla, Udalguri and Harmuti stations. New UTS (Universal Ticketing System) cum PRS (Passenger Reservation System) counter was opened at Balipara station.
In consonce with the Digital India Initiative of Government of India, Goalpara, Dhudnoi, Rangapara North, Dekargaon and harlagun stations have been provided with free wifi facilities. It may be mentioned here that Rangiya division is the first division in Indian Railways to introduce the ‘Honey Bee’ project for keeping wild elephants away from track so that unwanted collision with elephant can be avoided. It is also the first division in NF Railway to award the advertisement rights to outside agencies on exterior surface of two passenger trains, a press release stated.