Indian Railways introduces first 'Pod' retiring rooms in Mumbai central station
Indian Railways has unveiled its first-ever 'pod' concept retiring rooms at Mumbai Central Railway station.
Mumbai (Maharashtra): Indian Railways has unveiled its first-ever 'pod' concept retiring rooms at Mumbai Central Railway station.
Union Minister of State for Railways Raosaheb Patil Danve virtually inaugurated the rooms on Wednesday.
The Future is now!— Ashwini Vaishnaw (@AshwiniVaishnaw) November 17, 2021
Introducing Indian Railways’ first ever Pod retiring rooms at Mumbai Central Railway Station. pic.twitter.com/e9fvqYg2Tg
'Pod' rooms which were first started in Japan are basically affordable hotel rooms that are equipped with basic necessities in a compact form.
"This facility will be a gamechanger in passengers travel in India by rail, especially those on business trips," said the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).
Taking to Twitter sharing images of these 'pod' rooms, Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said, " The Future is now!" (ANI)