Centre to modernize New Delhi, CST Mumbai, and Ahmedabad railway stations
A whopping Rs.10,000 crore has been approved by the Union Cabinet on Wednesday for the redevelopment of New Delhi, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad railway stations.
Addressing a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that the tender for the redevelopment of New Delhi, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai, and the Ahmedabad railway stations will be issued in the next 10 days.
“A total of 199 stations are to be developed, out of these, tenders have been issued for 47 stations while master planning and design for the remaining stations is underway,” he said.
Work is currently on for the development of 32 stations, the minister added.
Vaishnaw further said that the New Delhi station would be developed in three and a half years while the remaining two stations would be redeveloped in two and a half years.
[With Inputs from IANS]
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