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Construction : Web Exclusive | March 2018 | Source : CW-India

Foundation stone laid for redevelopment of Gomti Nagar and Charbagh railway stations in Lucknow

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh recently laid the foundation stone for redevelopment of Gomti Nagar and Charbagh railway stations in Lucknow. The redevelopment project is being executed by NBCC (India), a Navratna CPSE under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India. NBCC has been entrusted with the redevelopment of 10 railway stations across India. The other dignitaries who were present during the ceremony were Piyush Goyal, Union Railway and Coal Minister and Dr Anoop Kumar Mittal, Chairman & Managing Director, NBCC.

The redevelopment of these railway stations shall be carried out in phases and the estimated project cost of Phase-1 is approximately Rs 374 crore and Rs 1,206 crore for Gomti Nagar and Charbagh, respectively. NBCC will be executing this project on a self-revenue generation model by commercial utilisation of vacant railway land parcels.

NBCC, which has wide experience in constructing and developing modern day infrastructure, will carry out the redevelopment of these railway stations on lines of smart development to enhance passenger amenities, create congestion-free station premises, seamless integration with other modes of transport and passenger friendly services; while incorporating green building and energy-efficient features. 

“The redevelopment work related to the expansion and modernisation of railway stations, beautification of railway premises and building world-class infrastructure, is in line with the government’s thrust to make railways as the preferred choice for travel; and NBCC is proud to be a partner of Ministry of Railways” said Dr Anoop Kumar Mittal, Chairman & Managing Director, NBCC. “We will deploy the best of manpower and resources to mark this as an iconic structure in the Lucknow city”, he added.

The project includes features like integrated green field development, modern terminal building, segregated arrival and departure zone, passenger lounge areas, adequate concourse space, food courts, Budget Hotels (at Charbagh railway station), escalators, shopping facilities, lifts, cloak room, etc.

The company is working towards transforming the landscape of cities and towns for the ultimate realisation of the “New India” vision.

 
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