Date Of Post: 08 Jan, 2018
Government said that the criteria for the redevelopment of railway stations is redrawn.
Railway Stations Redevelopment
- The Railway Minister of India Sh. Piyush Goyal said that stations would be re-categorised on the basis of revenue, footfall and strategic importance.
- He said, many new stations are being identified for redevelopment during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha.
- He further said that 23 stations were being redeveloped in the first stage of the station redevelopment program by zonal railways.
- Since the footfall criterion was being introduced, Goyal believed that the Elphinstone station could also figure among the new stations.
Image Credit: Shiva Keshava – Cantonment Railway station