Watch| Indian Railways to provide bedrolls in AC coaches after 2-year hiatus
The Indian Railways announced to resume blankets and linens services to travellers in AC coaches now. The service is notably being resumed after a 2-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The provision was first suspended in 2020, under the COVID-19 Management Protocols of the Indian Railways, to break the chain of coronavirus infection. However, with the pandemic fading now, the service has been resumed with immediate effect.
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Passengers travelling in AC train/coach will not be charged extra for the bedrolls; the cost has been included in the ticket fare. Meanwhile, a ₹25 fee will be applicable to sleeper class travellers of Duranto Express.