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COVID-19: Railways offers new Vadodara training institute as quarantine centre

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Railways has identified the new hostel building of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed rail project training institute in Vadodara, Gujarat, for creating a backup quarantine centre, the national transporter said on Thursday.

The Railways, which is also planning to manufacture essential medical items in its production units, is exploring other ways to lend a helping hand to the Centre in its fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The new railway training institute has 168 rooms with 334 beds and 12 big common rooms.

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First Published: Thu, March 26 2020. 21:34 IST