Indian Railways | Similar signs will be installed at railway stations, the minister released a booklet on the project
File Photo Delhi: Signs at railway stations across India will be standardized on the basis of colour, font and use of pictographs for the ease of commuters. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav said this on Monday at the release of a booklet containing details of the project. Indian Railways, which is redeveloping 1,275 stations across India under the ‘Amrit Bharat Station Scheme’, will try to put up uniform signage at all stations to make it convenient for commuters. Indian Railways has the largest number of stations in the world Vaishnav said that as you all are aware, Indian Railways under the leadership of the Prime Minister is working tirelessly to enhance passenger amenities at railway stations. It was felt that standard guidelines on signage at stations may be issued which would be consistent and adequate. Railway Minister said that today I am happy to release the booklet for standard signage at stations of Indian Railways. Indian Railways will adopt modern, standard signage which is ‘Divyang’ friendly. The Indian Railways network has the largest number of stations in the world. Read also Preference for easy-to-see colors and easy-to-understand graphics He said that it is important that every passenger has easy access to facilities by having standard signage. In the Handbook on Standard Signage at Indian Railway Stations, priority has been given to simple language, clear fonts, easily visible colors and intuitive pictographs. It has been designed keeping in mind the needs of all passengers including the elderly, women, children and ‘Divyangjan’ etc., a ministry statement said.