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Rajasthan: Jodhpur railway station to get new look; Rs 500 crore allotted

Rajasthan’s Jodhpur railway station will get a brand new look as it will likely be redeveloped into an enormous modern-environment pleasant infrastructure with the newest applied sciences and amenities.

The challenge has obtained a inexperienced sign from the Ministry of Railways. The tender for this challenge, which has been allotted nearly Rs 500 crore, was floated on Tuesday.

Jodhpur 2 An aerial view of the deliberate challenge of redevelopment of Jodhpur Railway station. (Image: Express photograph)

Besides Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Pali railway stations too can be redeveloped.

The fund allotted for Jaisalmer is nearly Rs 148 crore. The particulars of the Pali challenge are but unknown.

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“Ashwini ji wants to give Jodhpur station a world-class look and wishes to get it complete in three years,” an official of the Indian Railways advised The Indian Express. Union Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnav hails from this metropolis.

As per the accepted plan, a five-storey constructing can be constructed with amenities like AC and non-AC restrooms, paid ready rooms, VIP lounge, meals stalls, outlets promoting native meals and articles amongst others.

Jodhpur 3 An aerial view of present-day Jodhpur railway station (Image: Express photograph)

Another three-storey constructing may even come up and a boarding bridge connecting the constructing on to the platform goes to be its predominant attraction.

Both buildings can be inexperienced (atmosphere pleasant) will ample air flow.

Jodhpur 4 Map of Jodhpur railway station displaying its location and close by vacationers spots (Image: Ministry of Railways-erail. in)

According to an official launch, the Jodhpur Railway station, which is among the many main junction within the northwest a part of the nation, receives a footfall of over 42,000 passengers daily with 63 main trains passing by way of.

However, with the rise in native commuters and vacationers, the railway station must be redeveloped to maintain itself sooner or later.


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