Indore railway station to get a facelift; Redevelopment to cost around Rs 1000 cr

Indore railway station to get a facelift; Redevelopment to cost around Rs 1000 cr

The Ministry of Railways has finally given the go ahead to renovation plans for Indore's railway station.

The Ministry of Railways has finally put a stamp on the proposal to give Indore railway station a massive facelift, with the project estimated to cost around Rs 1,000 crore. A sum of Rs 340 crore, out of the total projected cost has already been passed by the ministry. Under this, a lot of new amenities for passengers are expected.

Station's entrance to resemble Indore's famous Rajwada Mahal

According to reports, the main entrance of the railway station will be reconstructed in such a way as to resemble the Rajdwada Palace, which is one of Indore's major tourist attractions. The railway ministry will be putting out tenders for the redevelopment project on February 15 and the companies interested will have till April 15 to offer their bids. The said tender is expected to be finalized by June 15.

The new-look railway station in Indore will be connected directly to the metro station apart from seeing a slew of additions such as mall, commercial area, executive lounge, roof area and upgraded wi-fi. In addition to that, the railway station will also be connected to the city's bus stand and the airport.

The entire redevelopment project for Indore's railway station will be done keeping in mind the next 50 years and the necessary infrastructure that the coming decades will require a top railway station to have.

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