New Delhi : About five lakh railway employees comprising on-board staff, TTEs, station masters, guards, drivers and even catering personnel will be in new uniforms with fluorescent jackets and black and yellow T-shirts,from this festive season in October, designed by fashion designer Ritu Beri for the railways.
With the Indian railway logo embossed, half and full sleeve T-shirts in black and yellow combinations have been desiged fo the front office staff. Another set of T-shirts in white with black border has been created for the catering staff deployed in train. Two types of half- flourescent jackets- yellow and green are being designed keeping TTEs, guards and drivers in mind. The new uniform will also be given to the technical staff in workshops and production units. Currently , railway staff including TTes, station masters and guards wear uniforms which were designed long ago.
The transformation journey of railways through new uniform designs reflects the spirit of the organisation , said a senior railway ministry official. There could be some alterations and changes, if necessary , after the initial trial in some rail divisions. Railway is planning to unveil the brand new look Rajdhani/ Shatabdi trains with smartly dressed on-board staff on October 2.