The railways will also carve out a space for utility area for medical personnel in line with MoU along with taking care of sanitation and catering arrangements.
Sleeper coaches in all mail and express trains to be replaced with newly designed AC 3-tier coaches with more berths: Railway Board Chairman
To increase speed of mail and express trains, all sleeper coaches to be replaced with AC coaches, as non-AC coaches create technical issues at high speed
Railways to use non-AC coaches for conversion to COVID-19 treatment facilities to reduce risk of contamination
As there are several issues and requirements for AC systems for Coronavirus facilities, non-AC train coaches will be used for the same