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Udaipur Railway Station To Be Redeveloped As A World-Class Integrated Hub

With the aim to redevelop Udaipur railway station as a world-class integrated hub at par with an international airport, the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd. (IRSDC) has floated Requests for Qualification (RFQ) for the ambitious project.

Udaipur Railway Station lies in the heart of the city, and serves the local population as well as tourists. It falls under the Ajmer division of the North Western Railway Zone and caters to approximately 16,465 passengers per day.

“The objective is to redevelop the Udaipur Railway Station into a modern station equipped with state-of-the-art amenities. The redeveloped station has been envisioned to be transformed into an integrated railway station at par with an international airport,” said a senior IRSDC official.

The station will be redeveloped on a Design-Build Finance Operate Transfer (DBFOT) model using principles of Transit Oriented Development (TOD).

The concession period shall be 60 years and the concessionaire shall have the obligation to redevelop and maintain the station for 60 years along with the right to collect revenue from station users and commercial development.

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