Cabinet approves redevelopment of three railway stations

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The Union Cabinet on 28 September approved the redevelopment of three railway stations at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad.

Important facts

  • The total cost of this redevelopment project is Rs 10,000 crore.

  • New Delhi Railway Station will integrate train services with buses, auto and metro rail services.

  • The redesign of Ahmedabad Railway Station is inspired by the Sun Temple of Modera.

  • The heritage building of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus will not be changed, the buildings around it will be redeveloped.

  • The redevelopment of these three stations is part of an overall redevelopment plan for 199 stations with a total cost of Rs 60,000 crore.

  • The projects will be implemented on Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) basis instead of Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode.

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