Amritsar: Though the winter season is on the verge of coming to an end, however, the region has not witnessed days of biting cold even for a week during the past three months of winter season. On the other hand, people are experiencing almost summer-like hours during the daytime. As a result of this, passengers traveling in coaches of trains prefer to switch on the fans. However, as the fans in the compartments are usually found not to be in order, hence, they are forced to face inconvenience.
To overcome this predicament, railways authorities has put its staff on the job of making the fans of all trains, reaching at the station of holy city, workable. According to railways sources, the technicians of railways who are supposed to shoulder this responsibility, have been presses into service by their masters to conduct repairs upon the faulty fans and bring them in order. However, those which can not be rendered fit and workable anyhow, are being replaced by new ones. The switches of the fans, which had become obsolete and are no more in use, too, are being rectified.
Sources further revealed that till date, more than one thousand fans in coaches of different trains, arriving or leaving holy city railway station, had been repaired or replaced and the exercise was still continuing. An employee of local railway station added that since it was expected that in the coming days, the onslaught of summer may rise considerably, therefore, to ensure that passengers traveling through trains do not come across any hardship due to non-operational of fans, this was being done.
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