By NIMY Sara Joy
Chennai, Feb. 15 – South Indian city, Chennai is now in a new page of fashion world by coordinating a Beauty Contest for locomotives and railway coaches.
It will be the first time ever in Southern Railway history. The Beauty Contest is conducted for ‘loco beauty’ and ‘coach beauty’. This event is a great time for the staffs of railway workshops to bring out ground-breaking ideas and testing it.
The contest held in Chennai Central Railway Station. The list of contestants goes like nine of the 12-year-old coaches from workshops and five other locomotives from diesel sheds were registered for the Beauty Contest.
Southern Railway General Manager Deepak Krishnan checked the coaches and diesel locomotives and he finally announced the winners also.
Many of the railway workers brought out so many ideas to change the face of railway in a good manner by making more people friendly environment. Some of the ideas to modify the toilets for physically challenged people and write down the berth number in Braille language for visually-challenged.
The other ideas for GPS-based information system, water purifiers, sun control film for window glasses etc.
Anyway, we can hope this Beauty Contest will to better railway facilities in future to keep the ‘Beauty’ at least.