Indian Railway Station

As we all understand, the fact is that Indian Railway station is the 4th largest railway network with over 22,593 operating trains. It is calculated in a survey that a total number of 24 million passengers use to travel via trains on a daily basis. Indian Railways station are known as the “Backbone of our Indian Economy”. It is one of the main transportation hubs in our country because a large number of people prefer train traveling instead of flight journeys because train journey provides more comfort and convenience.

India is working continuously to modernise and redevelop the railway system. From high-technology trains to railway station projects, the government is working continuously in order to enhance comfort, convenience and the connectivity. The Indian government had introduced a project of redevelopment of some main railway stations in India. The aim behind the reconstruction of these railway stations is to implement modern technology and facilities for the passengers’ comfort and convenience.

The list of some of the most popular Indian Railway station that need major redevelopment.


 1.RLDA Redevelopment of Railway Station in Ahmedabad

Indian Railway Station

The construction cost of redevelopment of Ahmedabad Railway Station is estimated at 2,000 INR-Crore for construction of a new building of station with all the available modern facilities like multi-level parking, Multi-modal transit hub, commercial offices and railway offices, 3-star hotel, parcel handling facility etc. This particular project was introduced for enhancing the second highest income generating division in Western Railways. The RLDA (Rail Land Development Authority) had taken the responsibility of redeveloping the land along with the existing railway property as the separate commercial entity.

 2. Redevelopment of CSMT Mumbai Railway Station

The total construction cost of the redevelopment of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) is estimated around 1800 Crore. The CSMT railway station in Mumbai is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) had taken the responsibility of redeveloping this indian railway station by providing all the top-notch facilities for the passengers.

This redevelopment includes facilities like a waiting lounge, food court, creating beautiful and spacious roof plazas and few facilities for disabled persons. As we all know that CSMT railway station in Mumbai is the most popular and busiest Indian railway station that handles 16-17 lakh passengers on a daily basis. Hence, the main aim behind the reconstruction of this Indian railway station is to create more space for the passengers.

3.Redevelopment of Allahabad Railway Station

Indian Railway Station

As we all know that Indian Ministry Railways had introduced their plans for redevelopment and modernization of several Indian railway station all over the country. The Allahabad/Prayagraj railway station in Uttar Pradesh had been chosen for the redevelopment. The construction cost of redevelopment of this railway station is estimated approximately 860 crores. In this project the railway ministry is planning to reconstruct the whole infrastructure of this railway station. The north and south side station building, arrival and departure station building, railway office block, and a basement block will be constructed in this project.

4. Redevelopment of New Delhi Railway Station

The New Delhi Railway Station is one of the most popular Indian railway stations for being in the capital of the country. The Ministry of Indian Railways and the Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) had taken the responsibility for redevelopment of this Indian railway station. The construction cost of redevelopment of this station is estimated at approx 4,925 INR-Crore. According to the sources the RLDA had appointed a company named Tractebel as a technical consultant and Architect for developing the master plan for the reconstruction of this railway station.

The main idea behind the reconstruction of this Indian railway station is to provide the top-notch facilities for the railway passengers. It also ensures more space in the station for maintaining smooth entry and exit from the station.

5.Bengaluru Suburban Rail Project in Bangalore

Indian Railway Station

The Government of Karnataka and the Ministry of Railways had taken the initiative to redevelop and implement the 148-km line Suburban network for providing better transportation solutions for the passengers. This rail project in Bengaluru has total four corridors as mentioned below:

Baiyappanahalli – Chikkabanavara (25.14 km), KSR Bengaluru – Devanahalli (41 km), Kengeri – Whitefield ( 35.52 km) and Heelalige – Rajankunte (46.24 km).

These are some of the main redevelopment projects in India but, apart from these, there are many more Indian railway stations that are chosen for redevelopment like Yavatmal Railway Station, Thane Railway Station in Maharashtra, Lokmanya Tilak Terminus Railway Station in Maharashtra etc.

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Redevelopment of Top 5 Indian Railway Station

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