Train passengers protest against non-functioning airconditioning machines

11 Jun 2018

Passengers of Down Bramhaputra Mail on Monday protested against the non-functioning of airconditioning units in some coaches in Malda town station disrupting train services for hours, a GRP official said.
The passengers of the Delhi-bound train from Guwahati, which arrived at the Malda town station at about 4 am, pulled the chain when it was leaving the platform.
They alleged that no action had been taken even after their complaints at Siliguri and Malda railway stations, GRP Inspector-in-charge of Malda town station Partha Chanda said.
After partial repair of AC units, the passengers boarded the train which resumed journey at about 8 am, he said.
Train services were disrupted in the section for hours following the incident, he said.