Aluva railway station declared cleanest in Kerala

The survey was conducted by the Ministry of Railways Third Party Audit Report on Station Cleanliness.

Published: 19th May 2017 02:48 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th May 2017 02:48 AM   |  A+A-

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KOLLAM: In terms of cleanliness, Aluva Railway Station has emerged as the number one among 21 railway stations in the state.

Total stations

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 
Thalassery    104 
Ernakulam South    123
Trivandrum Central    334
Kollam    357
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 

Citizen feedback

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

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