34 railway stations in SWR to be redeveloped under Amrit Bharat Station Scheme

Indian Railways has decided to redevelop or improve the infrastructure of 34 railway stations in South Western Railways (SWR) limits under Phase 2 of the Amrit Bharat Station Scheme (ABSS).

The infrastructure of these stations will receive an aesthetic facelift featuring state-of-the-art facilities and modern design elements. Some of the features under Amrit Bharat Station Scheme are as follows.

Full-length platform shelters protecting from harsh weather conditions, Improved circulating area, Well demarcated Parking spaces will ensure a seamless experience for the passengers.

Executive lounges, Cafeteria, Recreational area, upgraded passenger waiting halls, Free Wi-Fi, Energy efficient LED lighting to improve the ambience of the railway station.

Moreover, the project emphasises making the railway stations Divyangjan and Senior Citizen friendly by constructing Ramps, Escalators and Lifts to improve accessibility.

34 railway stations belonging to Hubballi, Bengaluru and Mysuru divisions will be redeveloped at a cost of ₹780 Crores under Amrit Bharat Station Scheme. The division-wise breakup and the list of the stations are as follows.

7 railway stations under Hubballi division at a cost of ₹180 Crores, 15 railway stations under Bengaluru division at a cost of ₹320 Crores. 12 railway stations under the Mysuru division at a cost of ₹280 Crores.

List of Railway Stations – Hubballi division: Almatti, Badami, Bagalkot, Vijayapura, Munirabad, Sanvordem (Goa state) and Vasco da Gama railway Stations.

Also read: SWR to implement Automatic Signalling between Bengaluru and Arsikere.

Bengaluru division: Tumkur, Whitefield, Bangarpet, Channapattana, Doddaballapur, Kengeri, Krishnarajapuram, Malleshwaram, Malur, Mandya, Ramanagar, Dharmapuri, Hindupur, Hosur and Kuppam.

Mysuru division: Sakleshpura, Sagara Jambagaru, Shivamogga town, Subhramanya road, Talaguppa, Tiptur, Bantwal, Chamarajanagar, Chikkamagaluru, Chitradurga, Hassan and Ranebennur.

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