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  • 02 February, 2023

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Amrit Bharat Station Scheme:

Amrit Bharat Station Scheme:

  • Recently, the Ambala Railway Division's 15 railway stations were chosen to be developed as part of the Amrit Bharat Station Scheme.
  • Amrit Bharat Station Scheme was introduced by the Union Ministry of Railways in December 2022 with the goal of modernizing over 1,000 minor stations during the ensuing years.
  • The plan calls for the continuing growth of stations with a long-term outlook.
  • The plan's objective is to create master plans for railroad stations and implement them gradually to improve the facilities.
  • Longer platforms, ballastless rails, space for rooftop plazas, and 5G connectivity are important aspects of these proposed stations.

Additional Facilities Scheduled Under This Plan:

  • Enhanced lighting, well-planned parking places, designated pedestrian walkways, widened roads, and professionally designed signage all contribute to easy access.
  • At all types of stations, high-level platforms (760–840 mm) must be available.
  • Provide top-notch dining and shopping options.
  • Additionally, room must be made for executive lounges and locations for brief business meetings.
  • Drainage of platform areas.
  • There may be ceremonial flags available in the station's proper location.
  • Special accessibility features.
  • According to available money and the state of the current assets, a gradual shift to sustainable and ecologically friendly solutions is taken into account.
  • All prior redevelopment projects that have not yet started will be absorbed into the program.

Source: Financial Express

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