A number of railway projects in Gujarat will be virtually inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. The projects include the newly- redeveloped Gandhinagar Capital Railway station, the newly electrified Surendranagar-Pipavav section, and gauge converted cum electrified Mahesana-Varetha line.
He will also carry out the inaugural ceremony of two new trains – the Gandhinagar Capital-Varanasi Superfast Express and the Mainline Electric Multiple Unit (MEMU) service train between Gandhinagar Capital and Varetha.
“At 4:30 PM tomorrow, 16th July, a range of interesting development works will be inaugurated in Gujarat. These works cover the environment, nature, railways and science,” PM Modi tweeted on Thursday.
As per a press release, the Gandhinagar railway station is now set to house world-class amenities at par with modern airports. The station will now possess. a special ticket booking counter, ramps, lifts, and dedicated parking space. The station will also have a five-star hotel which will be run by a private entity and the structure will be made to house green building facilities. These renovations and upgrades have taken the authorities an expenditure of Rs 71 crore.
Source: Hindustan Times