Big relief for Indian Railways passengers! This smelly affair set to end
With the increase of washing frequency, the service life of blankets will also be reduced to two years from the existing four years and the pricing is also likely to almost double, said a TimesNow report. According to the revised norms, the new blankets will be a mix of woolen and nylon to make blankets odourless for AC passengers though it will cost double from the existing price.
The heavy woolen blankets currently used cost about Rs 400 and with the change in fabric, new pricing will reportedly be decided soon, said the report citing a senior Railway Ministry official. Image source: PTI