Application of Plasma Air Technology in Railway Coach


Ashish Pandey, IndiaToday

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus and keep rail travelers and employees safe, Indian Railways has rolled out specially designed coaches for post-COVID travel.  Sustaining the ruthless fight against the spread of COVID-19, Indian Railway’s production unit, the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala, has developed a Post-COVID Coach to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 during railway travel. This post-COVID Coach has design improvements such as Plasma Air air ionization systems, hands-free amenities, copper-coated handrails and latches, and titanium dioxide coating for a safe and clean passenger journey.

The post-COVID coach has Plasma Air ionization equipment installed in the AC ducting to continually clean the air throughout the interior space of the coach. ”This Plasma Air equipment will disinfect the air and surfaces inside the coach using safe ionization. This will help prevent the spread of COVID-19,” the railways said. In third-party testing, Plasma Air’s ionization systems showed a reduction of Coronavirus surrogate of 99% airborne and 80% surface in just 10 minutes.

Click here to read more about the partnership between Indian Railways and Plasma Air.


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