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Top 10 Cleanest Railway Stations in India 2018




Chitra Prasadan

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11-Nov-2018 Share




Indian Railways is the fourth largest rail network in the world, covering 66,000 km and having more than 8,000 stations. The railways has a ‘Swachh Rail’ portal to showcase cleanliness rankings of various stations.


A list of the top 10 cleanest railway stations in India is being released every year for the past 2 years. This year, Rajasthan’s Jodhpur and Marwar railway stations have been adjudged the cleanest on the Indian Railways network. 


These stations have bagged this award in the A1 and A category of railway stations respectively. Interestingly, both Jodhpur and Marwar of the North-Western railway zone were not in the list of top 10 cleanest stations in the 2017 survey! While Jodhpur has topped with a score of 977.97, Marwar has scored 972.71. 


Jodhpur has emerged as the cleanest station in A1 station category. Last year, Visakhapatnam was at the first spot. Rajasthan capital Jaipur is at number two and Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh was placed at number three. 


In A category stations, Marwar in Rajasthan topped the list, followed by Phulera in Rajasthan at number two, and Warangal in Telangana at number three. 


The North Western Railway topped the list as the cleanest zone. South Central Railway (SCR) was declared the second cleanest zone. It was on the fourth spot last year. East Coast Railway was placed at the third spot in the cleanest zones. 

Below is the full list of Indian Railways cleanest railway stations for 2018 in the A1 and A category: 


RankCategory A1Category A
1JodhpurMarwar
2JaipurPhulera
3TirupatiWarangal
4VijayawadaUdaipur
5Anand Vihar TerminalJaisalmer
6Secunderabad JunNizamabad
7BandraBarmer
8HyderabadManchiryal
9BhubaneswarMysore
10VishakhapatanamBhilwara


North-Western railway has topped the list of cleanest zones with South-Central railway coming second and East Coast railway at third. Here is the list of top zone-wise ranking for the cleanest railway stations: 


RankRailway ZoneNo. of stations
1North Western Railway25
2South Central Railway36
3East Coast Railway13
4South East Central Railway8
5Western Railway28
6South Western Railway17
7Southern Railway50
8Central Railway34
9West Central Railway17
10Northeast Frontier Railway22
11South Eastern Railway10
12North Eastern Railway14
13Eastern Railway15
14Northern Railway63
15East Central Railway35
16North Central Railway20


Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said that over the past four years, Indian Railways has focused on improving cleanliness standards of its trains, toilets, platforms, waiting area and parking at stations. 




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