Indian Railways’ Sir M.Visvesvaraya Terminal Railway Station: India’s first centralised AC terminal ready! Indian Railways is all set to open the country’s first-ever centralised air-conditioned terminal in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
The railway station has been named after Bharat Ratna Indian civil engineer, Sir M Visvesvaraya. According to the Railway Ministry, the nation’s first centralised AC railway station- Sir M.Visvesvaraya Terminal is now ready for operations. The railway station has been provided with enhanced passenger amenities, adequate parking spaces, beautiful landscape, and infrastructure. Watch the video below shared by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal to get a glimpse of the new centralised AC terminal:
The Railway Ministry is working towards the redevelopment of several stations across the country. A few days ago, the progress of Habibganj and Gandhinagar railway station, which are set to become the country’s first world-class airport-like stations, was reviewed by the Railway Minister. At present, work is being done at these two stations for redevelopment with facilities at par with airports and as Multi Modal Hubs along with commercial development.
The ministry recently also notified that currently, work on the redevelopment of as many as 123 railway stations is in progress, out of which the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) is working on 63 stations, while the Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) is working on 60 stations.