Railway stations to be revamped to smart stations: Suresh Prabhu

Habibganj station in Bhopal will be the first station to be re-developed following which eight more will be selected


Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint
Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

New Delhi: The railway station revamp plan under which 400 stations would get a facelift will now seek to develop them into smart stations that would offer passengers better amenities than airports.

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu said at an event on Wednesday that Habibganj station in Bhopal will be the first station to be re-developed following which eight more will be selected.

The minister said the government’s initiative of developing 100 smart cities would be leveraged by the railway ministry to develop smart railway stations that would give passengers a great experience.

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