Indian Railways has thrown its weight behind the fight against the coronavirus. The exterior of a Covid-19 isolation coach in New Delhi, India. Photo: Amrit Dhillon Indian Railways has thrown its weight behind the fight against the coronavirus. The exterior of a Covid-19 isolation coach in New Delhi, India. Photo: Amrit Dhillon
Indian Railways has thrown its weight behind the fight against the coronavirus. The exterior of a Covid-19 isolation coach in New Delhi, India. Photo: Amrit Dhillon

Indian Railways offers coronavirus lifeline, delivering food, turning carriages into hospital wards, and building a prototype ventilator

  • For the first time in its 167-year history, India’s national rail company has halted passenger services, but it has not been idle amid the coronavirus pandemic
  • It has turned coaches into isolation wards for Covid-19 patients, is shipping food to markets and cooking meals for the poor, and making hospital equipment

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Indian Railways has thrown its weight behind the fight against the coronavirus. The exterior of a Covid-19 isolation coach in New Delhi, India. Photo: Amrit Dhillon Indian Railways has thrown its weight behind the fight against the coronavirus. The exterior of a Covid-19 isolation coach in New Delhi, India. Photo: Amrit Dhillon
Indian Railways has thrown its weight behind the fight against the coronavirus. The exterior of a Covid-19 isolation coach in New Delhi, India. Photo: Amrit Dhillon
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