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10 more railway stations to be upgraded to world class standards

February 24, 2010 14:20 IST

New Delhi stationMinister of Railways Mamata Banerjee announced on Wednesday that her ministry has identified 10 more railway stations to be converted to world class stations.

Presenting the Railway Budget for 2010-11 in Parliament, she said the stations are Ambala Cantt., Bholpur, Ernakulum, Gorakhpur, Jammu, Jhansi, Kharagpur, Kota, Surat and Thane.

The minister said that keeping in view the continued focus to enhance passenger comforts, facilities, ambience and aesthetics, the following 94 stations have been further declared as Adarsh Stations:

Alappuzha, Aluabari Road, Ambalapuzha, Andal, Angul, Ausgram, Badarpur Junction, Bagalkot, Bally, Ballyghat, Basti, Belpahar, Bethuadahari, Bhadreswar, Bhatar, Birshibpur, Bobbili, Chakda, Chandauli, Chandrakona Rd., Changanacheri, Changrabandha, Chas Road, Cherthala, Chhapra Jn., Chhatna, Chikballapur, Radhamohanpur (Debra), Dahod, Dantan, Debagram, Devanahalli, Dhanuvachapuram, Dinhata, Dodballapur, Doikallu, Domohani, Fuleswar, Galsi, Garbeta, Gauribidanur, Ghatera, Gokak Road and Gourinathdam.

Other stations are Gudur, Haldibari, Haripad, Hijli, Himmatnagar, Jagdispur, Jakhopura, Jamalpur, Jamnagar, Jamuria, Jharsuguda, Kalaikunda, Karuvatta, Kashinagar, Kanyakulam Jn., Kochuveli, Kotdwara, Kulgachia, Lanjigarh Road, Lapanga, Lingampalli, Mavelikara, Maynaguri, Meramandali, Miraj, Narasaraopet, Nasik Road, Ochira, Parbhani, Purna, Raghunathpur, Ramnagar, Ratlam, Rengali, Sangli, Shankarapalli, Siddharth Nagar, Solapur, Sonamukhi, Sultanpur, Taldi, Tandur, Thiruvarur, Thiruvizha, Tikiapara, Titlagarh Jn., Vayalar, Vikarabad, Vishrambaug and Yelahanka Jn.

Source: PIB