Makeover Of Prayagraj And Kanpur Junction On The Anvil, To Have Airport Like Facilities
Lucknow, Nov 25 (TNA) The Indian Railways is planning a major makeover of the Kanpur Central and Prayagraj railway station, an official said on Thursday. The tender process will start from today and the work will be completed by 2024.
Prayagraj Junction will be rejuvenated on the lines of Rani Kamalapati Railway Station of Bhopal, which was recently equipped with international level facilities. Here facilities like airport will be given to the passengers.
North Central Railway Zone has decided to make two of its major railway stations Prayagraj Junction and Kanpur Central as world class stations. For this, facilities like airport will be made available to the passengers here.
By constructing a multi-storey building here, the facility of lodging, food and shopping of essential items will be provided under one roof. A modern waiting room will also be constructed on the Civil Lines side along with the city side of the junction.
Construction of dormitories with a capacity of about 100 passengers, ATMs etc. will also be arranged for the purchase of ordinary tickets on all the platforms along with pickup and drop point lanes on both sides, prepaid taxi booths and vehicle parking with modern facilities will also be made.