Aluva railway station declared cleanest in Kerala
By Dileep V Kumar | Express News Service | Published: 19th May 2017 02:48 AM |
KOLLAM: In terms of cleanliness, Aluva Railway Station has emerged as the number one among 21 railway stations in the state.
21 railway stations consist of 11 from Trivandrum Division and 10 from Palakkad Division
407railway stations across 16 Zonal Railways audited
Total score 719
Aluva Railway Station 88
Ernakulam South 123
Trivandrum Central 334
Ernakulam North 359
Aluva is the lone railway station in the state in the 26-100 rank category
Ernakulam Jn is the best maintained station in Kerala and second in Southern Railway
Parking area cleanliness
Authorities give scant regard for the upkeep of the parking area at railway stations.
8.9%- 11 railway stations under Trivandrum Division registered an abysmally low percentage in cleanliness in its parking areas
44.04% rail users in the Trivandrum Division knew there were penalties on offences related to littering, spitting or urination on railway stations.
31.94 % in Palakkad Division were aware of the same
Each passenger was asked to rate the cleanliness of stations objectively on 40 different cleanliness parameters