Redevelopment work at Subzi Mandi Railway Station in New Delhi has commenced, with the aim to provide better passenger amenities and decongest the traffic around the rail premise.
The Subzi Mandi station in Delhi Division will be revamped at an estimated cost of Rs 27 crore under the Amrit Bharat station scheme.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid foundation stone for re-development works at 508 railway stations on 6 August 2023. The re-development works have been envisaged to provide state-of-the-art facilities to the passengers with all modern amenities. This would enhance the travelling experience of the passengers.
The station is being re-developed with a view to provide seamless movement of passengers along with facilities for Divyangjans.
The revamping of the station envisages development of station building facade, provision of separate building porch, provision of cafeteria and ’one station, one product’ stall in station building, upgradation of waiting hall, toilets and other passenger amenities.
Development of circulating area and parking, separate entry and exit movement for traffic movement in circulating area, improvement of platform surfacing and existing shelters roofing, construction of additional platform shelters over existing platforms, provision of modern LED-based facade lighting arrangement, decorative pole in circulating area are features included in the Subzi Mandi station redevelopment plan.
Besides, a 6-metre-long modern signage board at entry/exit points, LED-based building contour lighting, provision of at-a-glance display board mono colour, provision of GPS-based platform clock, provision of LED TV at executive/reserved lounge/VIP room, augmentation of passenger announcement system, covering of signal and telecom cables on cable trays and construction of a new 12-metre-wide foot over-bridge, will be part of the mega plan for the station.
Six escalators and four lifts will also be provided in the station to provide smooth passage to the passengers.
“At present consultancy and work contract have been awarded, master plan/concept plan and circulating plans are under finalisation and centralised fabrications of steel girders for foot over-bridge are being done,” Delhi divisional railway manager, Sukhvinder Singh explained.
Fourteen stations of the Delhi Division are being redeveloped under Amrit Bharat Station Scheme — Sonipat, Modinagar, Ghaziabad, Subzi Mandi, Jind Jn., Rohtak, Pataudi Road, Bahadurgarh, Delhi Cantonmentt. Shamli, Narela, Mansa, Faridabad and Narwana.
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