Date of Post: 23 Sep, 2017
Vadodara: The Vadodara railway station in Gujarat will be developed as a world-class station to transform it into a multi-modal transit hub, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said.
Making the announcement after flagging off the weekly Vadodara-Varanasi Mahamana Express, Goyal said he has already issued instructions to the railway officials to come up with a plan for Vadodara railway station.
- Goyal said,“I was surprised to see non-inclusion of Vadodara in the list of 400 stations which are to be developed as world-class stations. I have conveyed the decision to develop Vadodara as a world-class station to the railway authorities.”
- The Ministry of Railways plan to redevelop around 400 railway stations in metros & major cities besides pilgrim centres & tourist spots.
- Goyal said, these stations will turn into multi-modal transit hubs.
- These Stations will have adequate seating & waiting space to reduce congestion & multiple entry or exits for better crowd management.