In a few months, hungry commuters using smaller suburban stations like Annanur Pattaravakkam and Korukkupet can grab a quick bite at the proposed food stalls which would sell snacks and vegetarian food.
Automatic sanitary napkin vending machines were today inaugurated at Delhi Junction and Hazrat Nizamuddin railway stations, the Railway Ministry said.
Seven railway stations across the city will soon receive infrastructural upgrades, which will include redeveloped entry and exit points, decongested booking offices, and construction of elevated decks.
Noted architect Hafeez Contractor has offered to design free of charge 19 stations across the country, including several in Mumbai, as part of a redevelopment project being rolled out by the Railways.
Residential complexes will now be allowed around railway stations as part of the Railways’ ambitious station redevelopment programme, a top official of IRSDC, the nodal agency for the project, said on Friday.
Using toilets at railway stations could soon be cheaper or even free at smaller railway stations, according to a new proposal by the Railway Board.
Focusing on convenience and need of women commuters, railwayshas plans to install sanitary pad dispensing machines at all stations.
Presenting the Union Budget 2018-19, finance minister Arun Jaitley today said in parliament that all and trains in the country will have Wi-Fi and CCTVs progressively.
Uber, the online cab service provider, plans to approach railways to find an amicable solution to operate its services smoothly from railway stations.
In a bid to save about 240 Million Units of Electricity annually, the Ministry of Railways is actively working to provide 100% LED lighting for its most of the Non-traction Energy needs like Railway Staff Colonies, Railway Stations, and Railway Platforms etc.