Railways Minister Piyush Goyal today said an integrated suburban railway network plan is ready for implementation in Bengaluru provided the Karnataka government agrees to give “land parcels” around the railway stations.
Speaking to reporters, Goyal said last year in September he had commissioned a survey by the Rail India Technical and Economic Services (RITES) for the suburban railway in Bengaluru.
With the help of ISRO, it prepared a possible plan for suburban Railways networking with the other modes of public transport such as metro rail and buses, the minister said.
Under the proposal, Bengaluru and other stations associated will be developed by the Indian Railway Station Development Corporation. Read More…