Indore railway station to get major interior overhaul!

Indore is a well known city in MP and one to which people travel from far and wide. To make the advent into the city more appealing for travellers, the government is aiming to decorate the walls and floors of the railway station with several 3D murals.

Indore has already won the award for the most Swacch City in India and it doesn’t aim to give it up easily. As part of beautification of the city, Indore railway station will undergo major visual changes, making it a more pleasurable experience to merely visit the place.

Areas within the station that will be part of the change will be the over bridges and platform entrances. They will be adorned with 3D style paintings that take a departure from the usual wall murals and will certainly attract a lot of attention from travellers.

This year, the station ranked 33rd in the clean railway station ratings index as opposed to last year’s rating coming in at the 23rd position. Additionally, the station has a daily footfall of a massive 50,000 travellers. The aim of the 3D paintings will be to help increase the cleanliness and beautification rank once again.

The subjects of the 3D paintings will be famous monuments of the city such as Rajwada Palace, Daly College, other heritage sites and railway safety related issues. With this, they hope to provide a more eye catching, immersive and informative learning experience whilst marvelling at the murals.

The beautification work will soon be put into action and during the process, entry into platform 1 will be blocked for a couple of days. This will reroute trains to other platforms of the station. According to officials, the aim is to complete the work by February 2019.

Have you ever been running late to the airport because of the sheer number of bags you have? If your answer is yes, then IGI airport has got you covered. Now, in a new initiative by the DIAL (Delhi International Airport Ltd) you can have your stuff transported to the IGI airport directly from your place of stay.

Delhi International Airport Ltd., the operators of IGI airport have partnered up with a Bengaluru based company called CarterX. In fact, this facility is not limited to be availed by only those taking off from Delhi, it can also be used to get your luggage delivered to your residence when you touchdown at IGI.

What's the update?

In a bid to make travelling to and from IGI airport easier for passengers, DIAL has undertaken a partnership with CarterX to start a service where a commuter's luggage can be transported to and from the IGI airport directly from their place of residence. This, essentially, is a step towards making checking in to the airport a breeze.

Additionally, if you're short on time and are planning to take the direct metro link to the airport, this is a great way to ensure that you don't have to lug your stuff around.

To avail the service, you will have to pay a fee based on the number, weight and size of the bags. The fee will also take into account distance to and from the airport, meaning the prices are going to be dynamically triggered. At any rate, the base fare is ₹299, which goes up depending on the aforementioned factors. For every 5 kilograms over 20kgs, an additional ₹100 will be charged.

Knock Knock

This is certainly one of the most passenger forward moves we have seen DIAL take. The IGI airport is at par with the best airports in the world and this is something that should take its rating all the way up. DIAL and CarterX have both stated that with this service, they aim to cover the entirety of Delhi, including neighbouring states- Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

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