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'Future of New Delhi railway station': Piyush Goel shares stunning design

January 15, 2021 11:29 IST
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Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has shared photos of how the New Delhi Railway Station will look like in the future.

Photograph: @PiyushGoyal/Twitter

Posting photos on Twitter, Piyush Goyal wrote, "Envisaging an enriched passenger experience with complete integration of different modes of transport, take a look at the future of New Delhi Railway Station."

 

The Rail Land Development Authority will be conducting virtual roadshows for six days on redevelopment of the New Delhi Railway Station project from Thursday to Tuesday with investors and developers from several countries to discuss the project concept and proposed transaction structure.

The station is going to be developed on a Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Transfer model for a concession period of 60 years, the RLDA release said.

Photograph: @PiyushGoyal/Twitter

The project, which is expected to cost around $680 million, saw participation from Adani, GMR, JKB Infra, Arabian Construction Company and Anchorage in its pre-bid meeting in September last year, the release added.

The station, located in the heart of Delhi, is close to the national capital's prime commercial hub, Connaught Place, and is connected to the Indira Gandhi International Airport through a Delhi Metro line.

Photograph: @PiyushGoyal/Twitter

It was opened in 1926 and handles around 5.2 lakh passengers every single day arriving or departing on over 350 trains, according to Northern Railways.

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