Indian Railways will now provide a 5-star experience to passengers travelling to the Balaji Temple with a premium lounge at the Tirupati railway station, reports Live Mint.
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal shared the first glimpse of the 'Atithi' lounge.
Goyal shared the pictures on his Facebook page and Twitter handle as well.
“Railway station or 5-star hotel? There is a surprise in store for devotees travelling to Balaji Temple, with ‘Atithi’, a premium lounge at Tirupati station, set to be inaugurated soon,” Goyal tweeted.
The pictures show a lounge with premium facilities for passengers. Photos of Balaji Tirupati can also be seen on the walls of the hall.
Goyal through his tweet last week had shared futuristic plans for the Tirupati railway station. The nearly 2-minute-long video shows a drop-off area, a block for a hotel, a proposed multiplex, a spacious plaza and a waiting area, enhanced security checking facilities and a food court.
“Om Sreenivasaya Namaha: Travel will soon become easier for devotees seeking Lord Balaji’s blessings in Tirupati. Check the futuristic plans for Tirupati station, which will serve as a benchmark for other stations across the country,” said the Railways Minister.
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