New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has launched a personalised take-away bedrolls scheme, where passengers can take away bedrolls home after their journey.
“Initially, the supply would be at Chennai Central Railway Station and Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station of Southern Railway. Later, this scheme will be extended to other stations also in the country in phases,” an official statement said on Monday.
Launched in Chennai’s East Tambaram Railway Colony, the scheme comes in two types.
One offers a bedroll kit packed in a non-woven fabric bag consisting of one pillow and two cotton bedsheets at Rs.140 The other costing Rs.110 offers a single blanket in a non-woven bag. Both types are inclusive of all taxes.