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INDIAN RLYS ALL SET TO MODERNISE 400 RLY STATIONS
20 stations to be revamped and redeveloped in the First Phase including four stations of W. Rly

 


Mumbai: February 8,2017

Indian Railways has kick started the first phase of the process for station redevelopment project of 20 railway stations, including five stations of Mumbai –three on Western railway and two on Central Rly, which was launched by Union Minister for Railways - Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, through video conferencing from New Delhi on Wednesday, 8th February, 2017.


Four stations of Western Railway are on the cards to be redeveloped, of which three are in Mumbai, i.e Mumbai Central, Bandra Terminus & Borivali stations and the last being Indore of Ratlam division.

The launching ceremony was witnessed live through video conferencing at W. Rly Headquarters’ Conference Hall at Church Gate by Shri G. C. Agrawal – General Manager and other senior officers of Western Rly.



Under the project Indian Railways has planned to modernize 400 railway stations throughout the country and equip them with state of the art facilities and swanky world-class amenities. The project broadly includes redevelopment of railway stations by commercially exploiting the encumbrance free land and airspace at each station.

Stations will be developed as per international standards, providing comfort and convenience to passengers and other stakeholders. The redevelopment of stations will primarily consist of upgrading the level of passenger amenities by new constructions / renovations and include redevelopment of station buildings, platform surfaces, circulating area, etc. to better serve the needs of the passengers. These stations will be made under the public – private partnership model and be on the Swiss challenge method in executing the project.



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