As per Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) survey Surat (Gujarat) was declared the cleanest railway station in the country followed by Rajkot and Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh). The survey was conducted by (IRCTC) at 407 railway stations, which included 75 A-1 stations and 332 A-category railway stations. Around 40 per cent of all the stations surveyed fared ‘average’ in terms of cleanliness. .
The survey that was conducted based on feedback from around 1.34 lakh passengers is a part of Mr. Modi’s pet project ‘Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan’
- 75 A1-category cleanest railway stations are Surat (Gujarat), Rajkot (Gujarat), Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Solapur (Maharashtra), Mumbai Central (Maharashtra), Chandigarh, Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) and Vadodara (Gujarat).
- Among the A-category stations (those with revenue between Rs. 6 crore and Rs. 50 crore), Beas (Punjab) followed by Gandhidham (Gujarat), Vasco Da Gama (Goa), Jamnagar (Gujarat), Kumbakonam (Tamil Nadu) and Nasik Road (Maharashtra) were among the cleanest railway stations.