ECoR introduces battery-operated vehicle at Bhubaneswar station

Bhubaneswar: In its bid to assist elderly and physically challenged passengers, the East Coast Railway on Saturday introduced a battery operated four-wheeler from the platform in Bhubaneswar station till the trains.

Initially, the facility will be available in platform number one of Bhubaneswar railway station here. The elderly and physically challanged persons will be taken in the four wheeler from the entrace of the station building, ECoR said in a statement.

The ECoR also suggested such passengers to contact the authorities (phone number 9937099911) well in advance of their arrival at the station.

“Once advance information is given, such passEngers can avail the facility at the desired place at proper time,” the statement added.