Patna junction has become the first railway station in ECR zone and the second railway station in Indian Railways to installed automated Mask And Sanitizer Dispenser (MSD) machine. Nagpur was the first station to installed MSD machine on 18 May 2020.
The demand of the time in this pandemic situation is to provide safety. In this regard, the Patna junction has now installed the MSD machine which will provide mask and sanitizer to the passengers, who will travel from or through Patna junction. It will also help those people who will be forgotten to bring masks and sanitizers with them during travel.
The vending machine is fully automated and it will accept coins and paper currency of different denominations. Passenger can buy different types of masks and different sized bottle of sanitizer from this vending machine. The price of all the goods are mentioned on the body of automated MSD machine.