A tunnel to make train travel coronavirus free

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​Made in India
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​Made in India

The Indian Railways has developed a disinfection tunnel to sanitise people. As per reports, the tunnel is made in-house by Central Railways.

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​In just two days
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​In just two days

The disinfectant tunnel has been made in just two days at Loco shed at Bhusaval in Maharashtra.

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​Head to toe in 3 seconds
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​Head to toe in 3 seconds

As per reports, the tunnel sprays sodium hypochlorite solution on people through nozzle sprayers that can disinfect a person fully from head to toe in just 3 seconds.

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​Cost
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​Cost

The hugely beneficial tunnel has cost the Railways just about Rs 15,000, as per reports. Some claimed it took just Rs 10,000 to build it.

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​Pretty Efficient
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​Pretty Efficient

The disinfection tunnel will work uninterrupted for 16 hours, hence requiring refilling only once a day, according to reports.

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​A first for railways but not for India
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​A first for railways but not for India

This is the first time that such a tunnel is being used by Railway. The disinfectant tunnel has though been used by various hospitals and other authorities to sanitise people elsewhere in the country.

In pic: People walk through a disinfection tunnel during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus in Chennai.

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