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Amrit Bharat Station Scheme: 1,300 railway stations to be modernised

The Ministry of Railways has designated 1,300 railway stations, including Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, for reconstruction and modernisation as part of a massive push for railway infrastructure. 

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announced on Monday (August 21) that as many as 1,300 railway stations in the country are being redeveloped and modernised under the ‘Amrit Bharat Station Scheme’.

After evaluating the progress of the construction work at Gwalior station, the railway minister made this announcement.

“A total of 1,300 railway stations are being redeveloped and modernised, and as part of this, Rs 500 crore are being invested in Gwalior station. The work of converting the narrow gauge line into broad gauge is going on at a brisk pace,” the Railway Minister said.

Vaishnaw further disclosed that the extensive gauging work between Gwalior and Sumavali will be subject to a CRS inspection shortly. He continued by saying that the renovations at the Gwalior station were carried out with consideration for the area’s historic heritage. 

“Two more platforms will be added to the railway station. It will come up with beautiful designs and modern amenities,” Vaishnaw further stated.

“The heritage of old railway stations would be preserved during redevelopment and modernisation,” the minister added.

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