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Habibganj station – India’s first World-Class Railway Station

Habibganj – India’s first World-Class Railway station

The Indian Railways will be launching the country’s first world-class railway station in Madhya Pradesh. As per sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the renovated railway station with world-class facilities at Habibganj, Madhya Pradesh, on November 15.

This airport-like redeveloped railway station will be the country’s first world-class station. It has been refurbished under private and public sector partnerships. The cost of the project is ₹450 crores.

The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) has undertaken the renovation work of the railway station.

Due to the visit of Prime Minister Modi to the Habibganj railway station for the inauguration, the Railways made many changes for the entry and exit of passengers during November 11-15. Besides, parking for all vehicles including two and four-wheelers has been closed during these days at the parking near platform number one. In addition to that, pick up and drop will also be closed between November 13 and 15.

Those who visit the Habibganj railway station during these days to pick and drop their friends or family members can park their vehicles at the parking near platform number five.

Habibganj railway station has been developed as per the model of Germany’s Heidelberg railway station, with several ultra-modern features. It has plenty of sitting arrangements for passengers at platforms and lounges. As many as 700 passengers can wait for the trains here. Besides, it has air-conditioned waiting rooms, retiring rooms, dormitories with sufficient parking space for vehicles.

The station has ticket counters with modern facilities and food courts. It has many facilities for differently-abled people like lifts and escalators.

It has been equipped with the latest safety features, including fire safety, CCTV cameras, scanning machines etc. Around 160 CCTV cameras have been installed in the railway station to track the security of the passengers and railway staff.

Image Credit: Zahaib.m / CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikipedia

Image Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Indian_Railways,_Double-Decker_trains,_Upper_Deck.jpg

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