12 railway stations including Muzaffarpur will be built on the lines of airport, see which cities are included

Pankaj Prasad
World class railway station
World class railway station

In order to provide world class rail service, Railways has decided to make 12 stations world class.

Under the station redevelopment project, 12 stations of East Central Railway have been identified to be developed as a world-class station. In this, Muzaffarpur, Begusarai and Barauni of Sonpur division, Darbhanga, Sitamarhi, Bapudham Motihari of Samastipur division, Rajendranagar and Buxar of Danapur division, Gaya and Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay Junction of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay division and Dhanbad and Singrauli of Dhanbad division selection. Has been done.

target to be completed by the end of 2024

The process of redevelopment of all the identified stations has been started. It is targeted to be completed by the end of 2024. After the completion of the redevelopment work, passengers will get world-class facilities like airport.

Construction of Muzaffarpur Junction with an amount of 400 crores

After redevelopment, Muzaffarpur station will be an attractive amalgamation of technology, local culture and rich heritage with advanced passenger amenities. After the redevelopment, the capacity to serve passengers will increase three times. This will increase the number of tourists as well as indirectly create employment, which will benefit the local people. Under this scheme, Muzaffarpur Junction will be constructed with an amount of 400 crores. Its construction work has also been targeted to be completed by 2024.

There is a provision of access control gate at the station

The main objective of the station redevelopment is to provide better experience and world-class passenger amenities to the passengers. Giving the station a world-class look, while equipping the stations with state-of-the-art facilities, the station will be given the form of a green building, where there will be adequate arrangements for ventilation etc. Access control gates will be installed at the station and escalators and lifts will be installed on each platform, so that passengers get convenience in moving from one platform to another. The essential facilities provided to the passengers will include food, washroom, drinking water, ATM, internet etc.

Special arrangements will be made for arrival and departure

After redevelopment as a world-class station, a building will be constructed under separate arrangements for the arrival and departure of railway passengers at the station. The entry and exit gates of the station will be such that passengers do not face congestion. 2.35 times more space will be available for main station building and 4.9 times more space for parking area as compared to present.

Solar panels will be installed on the station building for green energy

Apart from this, there will be provision for ticketing facility, handicap friendly facilities, provision of solar panels on station building for green energy, provision of rain water harvesting, water recycling plant, solid waste management and fire fighting etc.