Now dustbins on Kalka Shimla toy train

Shimla: Thriving to make the heritage Kalka-Shimla rail track garbage free, Indian railways is installing special dustbins on the Shiwalik Express which chugs daily on this route.toy train shimla

Non bio-degradable garbage like plastic containers and bottles thrown by passengers spoil the scenic beauty of the over century-old rail line that passes through the hills between Kalka and Shimla covering 102 tunnels.

"Keeping in view the world heritage status bestowed on Kalka?Shimla section, the Ambala division has designed and fabricated a dustbin, which has been fixed in all coaches of the Shivalik Express that runs on the track," Y P Singh, Divisional Railway Manager, Northern Railways, Ambala, said today.

He said the dustbin has been designed in such a way that it can be easily fitted under the collapsible snacks table without causing any hindrance to the passengers.

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