The 50 world class railway stations with concourses modelled on airport-like swanky retail spaces for commuters to wait, to be built under the Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC), will be completed by 2022.
Phase I of the Habibganj railway station in Madhya Pradesh, being redeveloped on the lines of Germany’s Heidelberg railway station in the public-private partnership (PPP) mode by the IRSDC, will be the first to be commissioned, in February next year.
Holding areas in all platforms of the station, commercial establishments, a bus terminal, office lobbies, service apartments outside the station, hotels, hospitals, spas and a convention centre figure in the ₹450-crore project that will be carried out in association with the Bansal Group. Bansal Group will maintain and operate the station for eight years. Read more