Indian Railways introduces separate seats for newly-born children in trains

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Indian Railways' Northern Railway(NR) zone has introduced separate seats for newly-born children in trains.

  • This berth is also being dubbed as 'baby berth'. This baby berth is for little children.

  • This facility has been started on a trial basis in Lucknow- New Delhi Mail.

  • This berth will prove beneficial for women passengers who go out with their children and can take advantage of this by putting the children travelling with them in an extra berth.

  • The railways will also provide a stopper beside the berth as a safety measure so that the young child does not fall down while sleeping.

  • The 'baby berth' can be folded as well and as a result of which this seat can be raised and lowered whenever it is required. 

  • No extra charge will be levied for baby berth.

  • About Northern Railway(NR) zone

  • It was established in 1952.

  • Head quarters - New Delhi

  • Largest zone in terms of Kilometres

  • Northern Railway comprises 5 Divisions-Ambala, Delhi, Ferozepur, Lucknow and Moradabad.

  • It extends to Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and the Union Territory of Chandigarh.

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