MADURAI: The Southern Railway plans to install mobile phone/laptop chargers on all trains. By March, all air-conditioned coaches in trains maintained by the zone are expected to have the facility.
According to railway sources, chargers would be provided on either end of sleeper class compartments while AC coaches would have two in each bay. The Electrical Department had been entrusted with the task. The move follows increase in the use of mobile phones on trains and the demand from passengers seeking chargers on all classes of travel, particularly long-distance trains.