Essay on Railway Station
the railway station is the stop for trains. Currently, railway stations are quite common in India. There are many railway stations along the railway.
But not all stations are the same size. Some are very small and some are very big. Some are mediocre. Large size stations are few in number.
They are usually located at railway junctions, capital towns, and commercial centres.
Special features of a large railway station are railway office rooms, waiting rooms, police stations, mail-service, restaurants, book-stalls, railway platforms with sheds overhead, railway overbridges, railway bells, and a row building for railways. Railway signal post.
in railway office buildings, we see the station master’s office, the assistant station master’s office, the inquiry office, the goods clerk’s office, the booking clerk’s office, and the time-keepers’ office.
The booking office has a window through which passengers buy tickets. There are two types of waiting rooms for passengers in the railway station.
The upper-class waiting room is for the upper-class ticket holders. The lower class waiting room is for lower-class ticket holders.
There is a police station inside the railway station. Railway police personnel are there to investigate crimes within a certain jurisdiction of the railways.
The railway station provided regular mail service called RMS. Railway restaurant provides food and refreshments at the rates fixed by the government.
There are book stalls in the railway station. The railway platform is made of chips and mortar and it is very close to the doors of railway coaches.
Hence, passengers find it easy to get on and off the train. In a large station, we get more than one platform. New york has the largest train station in the world.
This station has forty-seven railway platforms. There are a certain number of signal posts at both ends of the railway station.
There is a small bar at the top end of each signal post; when this bar is horizontal, no train enters, enters or leaves the station; this bar turns down to allow trains in or out of the station. Is. This is of course the time of day arrangement.
At night, the signal-posts control the trains with red, yellow, and blue lights fixed at their height. The Railway bell rings to show whether the lines are clear or the train has left or the train has entered.
The railway station provides licensed porters and hawkers for the convenience of rail passengers.
Spots have been marked for parking of buses, taxis, rickshaws, and cycles outside the railway station. Almost we get residential quarters of employees.
The station also has a club-house, lawns, parks, playgrounds, dispensaries, and schools for the railway workers.
it is a pity that the lower class waiting room is always dirty. The reason for this is the negligence of the railway authority more than the dirty habits of the low-class passengers.
Therefore, passengers should take care of the cleanliness of the waiting room. When the trains arrive with passengers, there is a lot of noise at the station, people struggle against each other to board and alight in the coaches.
Women, children, the elderly, and the sick suffer a lot. So we all should maintain proper discipline inside the station.