Union Minister, Piyush Goyal on Thursday took on Twitter to share pictures of the new design of New Delhi’s Railway Station that the government aims to achieve in physical form in the near future. The new airport is likely to be world’s away from the current congested one.
The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), which foresee such construction work for the railways, will hold virtual rallies to invite bids for the project from the investors. The whole project is suspected to cost an estimated $680 million.
The online event, as per a report by NDTV, will start from January 14 and continue through January 19. Besides the Delhi Railway Station renovation, the virtual rallies will also invite investors to invest in 61 other projects.
“The project is attracting interest from various stakeholders, and we intend to sustain the momentum through virtual roadshows,” RLDA Vice-Chairman Ved Parkash Dudeja said in the release.
Based on this Mr Goyal on Thursday tweeted a few pictures – artists’ impressions – of what the station would look like, saying, “Envisaging an enriched passenger experience with complete integration of different modes of transport, take a look at the future of New Delhi Railway Station.”
The Delhi Railway station, located in the heart of the city, connects to International Airport through a Delhi Metro line. The station handles as many as 5.6 lakhs passengers daily and as many as 350+ trains.
Here’s what people have to say about the new design
Sir, Since last 5 yrs we r reading this BREAKING NEWS, hope u will disclose the deadline too next time…— Saffron Soul 2.0 🚩 (@SaffronS0ul) January 14, 2021
Please repair the street lights near my home it is dysfunctional from last 6 months— Junmanikalita (@JK_0223) January 14, 2021
this is unreal.— Rangeelare (@Rangeelare1) January 14, 2021
my kids will grow up in an India very different from the one I grew up in, in the 90s.
Once India starts focusing on the roads that lead to such nice rail stations it will really progress— yogesh shidhaye (@yvshid01) January 15, 2021
The pre-bid meet for the project, organised last September, saw participation from Adani, GMR, JKB Infra, Arabian Construction Company, and Anchorage.