Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines Installed In 36 Trains Under ECoR

Bhubaneswar: On successful acceptance and a positive response from women passengers to the Automatic Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines in Hirakhand Express and keeping in view the demand from the passengers, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has extended this service to important trains originating from its jurisdiction.

As part of ECoR’s drive to improve sanitation and hygiene, a total of 91 such vending machines have been installed in 36 trains.

The vending machines have been installed in the following trains:

  • Purusottam Express
  • Puri-Ahmedabad Express
  • Tapaswini Express
  • Puri-Durg Express
  • Utkal Express
  • Jagannath Express
  • Neelachal Express
  • Puri-Chennai Express
  • Puri-Ajmer Express
  • Puri-Shirdi Express
  • Hirakhand Express
  • Rajdhani Express trains from Bhubaneswar
  • Prashanti Express
  • Dhanbad Garib Rath Express
  • Bhawanipatna Link Express
  • Jan Shatabdi Express
  • Bhubaneswar-Tirupati Express
  • Bangalore Cant Express
  • Balangir Inter City
  •  New Delhi Duronto
  • Krishnarajpuram Humsafar Express
  • Bangiriposi Express
  • Samata Express
  • AP Express
  • Nizamuddin Dakshin Link Express
  • Korba Express, Visakhapatnam-LTT Express
  • Hirakund Express
  • Visakhapatnam-Gandhidham Express
  • Visakhapatnam-Digha Express
  • Visakhapatnam-Tata Express
  • Visakhapatnam-Paradeep Express
  • Visakhapatnam-Chennai.

Apart from trains, ECoR has already installed these facilities at Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam and Puri railway stations.

The price of one sanitary napkin is Rs 5. Passengers can get the napkins by inserting a Rs 5 coin in the vending machine. Each vending machine stores 75 napkins at a time.


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