Pune station facilitates Bag/lugguage wrapping, sanitisation services to ensure safe journey

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Sushant Ranjan

Pune August 18, 2020: The Pune Rail Division has started a new and innovative venture to protect railway passengers from the infection of COVID-19. Now the passengers can avail the facility of sanitising the luggage/bag carried during the journey at Pune Railway Station.

Near the entrance at Pune station Reservation Office, baggage/bag sanitizer automatic machine has been installed which sanitises the luggage/bag with ultraviolet rays in 15 to 20 seconds. “Along with this, an additional facility of baggage/bag wrapping has also been provided to the passengers here, which travelers can use during their journey,” said Pune railway division spokesperson Manoj Jhawar.

“Bag/Luggage sanitisation facility is available at Rs 10 and wrapping facility is available Rs 30 per baggage/bag. Both these facilities are completely voluntary for the passengers,” he said. The facility of sanitization of parcels and luggage will also be started very soon in the Parcel Office of Pune station, using handheld ultraviolet machines. Here customers will get the facility to voluntarily sanitise their luggage and parcel.