With around 65,808 Kms of Railway lines In India, the railways is taking a baby step finally towards discharge free rail tracks. Towards May end, nearly 114km of line between Manmadurai and Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu is to be converted into a Green and Zero toilet discharge line.
With the breathtaking Pamban Bridge that spans a 2 km-strait falling in the planned green corridor, the zero discharge measure will be welcomed by tourists.
A zero can release area imagines all trains going on that specific course would have bio-toilets which dispense with open release of waste on the tracks.
There are around 14 stations amongst Rameswaram and Manmadurai and around 16 traveler trains utilize the track in a day.
Bio-toilets take out open release of waste on the track as the waste is processed by extraordinarily created microscopic organisms and just little measure of clean water is released simultaneously.
In the second stage, “Kanalus-Dwarka-Okha and Porbunder-Wansjalya segment in Gujarat have been distinguished to be made zero latrine release areas.
As per the arrangement, Jammu-Katra course will likewise be made a zero-release area.
Railroads have introduced more than 20,000 bio-toilets in trains till now and has set an objective to fit 17,000 more this financial. It costs about Rs 3.5 lakh to introduce four zero toilets in a boogie.