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Government of India
Ministry of Railways
09 AUG 2018 3:22PM by PIB Delhi
Modernisation of Railway Stations

Modernisation/upgradation of Railway stations is a continuous and on-going process. At present, modernisation/upgradation of stations is undertaken under ‘Adarsh Station Scheme’. Selection of Railway stations under Adarsh Station Scheme is based on the identified need for upgradation of amenities at the station. No separate fund is allocated for development of stations identified under ‘Adarsh Station Scheme’. The expenditure on works of development of Railway stations is generally funded under Plan Head – ‘Passenger Amenities’.

State-wise number of stations identified to be developed under this scheme is as under:-

State

No. of Stations

State

No. of Stations

Andhra Pradesh

46

Madhya Pradesh

44

Assam

28

Maharashtra

108

Bihar

59

Nagaland

01

Chhattisgarh

17

Orissa

47

Delhi

04

Puducherry

02

Goa

02

Punjab

32

Gujarat

32

Rajasthan

40

Haryana

16

Telangana

25

Himachal Pradesh

02

Tamil Nadu

50

Jammu & Kashmir

05

Tripura

01

Jharkhand

29

Uttar Pradesh

152

Karnataka

44

Uttarakhand

08

Kerala

75

West Bengal

384

           

At present, 1253 stations have been identified under this scheme.  

This information was given by the Minister of State of Railways, Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

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