New Delhi: In a bid to ensure a hassle free travel and giving a token of gift to women travelling in the Shatabdi Express, the Northern Railway has decided to make special toilets in every coach of the train. Till date, the facility was available only in the executive class of the super fast express.

Women mass had complained the Railways for the toilet system in the super fast express which is treated as a VIP train.

Taking the complaint seriously, the Railways gave a nod for special arrangements for the separate toilets last month.

The executive class coach was till date having two western and one Indian style toilets at disposal, out of which the western style toilet was reserved for women.

Delhi Division ADRM Sudhir Garg said, “By considering the positive response from the commuters we have decided to provide this facility to women.”

Notably, no train till date has a facility of reserved toilet for women.

Shatabdi plies to six places including Kalka, Amritsar, Lucknow, Bhopal, Ajmer and Dehradun from Delhi.

JPN/Bureau