RITES transforms Ayodhya Dham Junction Railway Station under Amrit Bharat Scheme

Under the ambitious Amrit Bharat Station Scheme, RITES Limited, a Navratna Central Public Sector Enterprise, has successfully executed the redevelopment of Ayodhya Dham Junction Railway Station. This initiative is part of the broader goal to modernise around 1318 railway stations across India, enhancing the passenger experience with contemporary amenities.

Image Credit: RITES Ltd.

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RITES Limited, a renowned player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector under the Ministry of Railways, has spearheaded the transformation of Ayodhya Dham Jn. railway station. By improving infrastructure and advancing amenities, the company has contributed to making Ayodhya ready for a huge influx of pilgrims and tourists.

RITES Expertise:

  • RITES has provided its expertise to revamp the station building and its circulating areas. Modelled on the Ram Mandir, the recently inaugurated station is now capable of handling over 21 million passengers annually, with a peak capacity of 5,930 people per hour.
  • The accessible, and eco-friendly building has been designed to be spacious, featuring triple-height atriums with natural light, 12 lifts, and 14 escalators.  Significantly, the station is certified as ‘Accessible for All’ and a ‘Green Station’ from the Indian Green Building Council.
  • RITES, a multidisciplinary engineering and consultancy organisation, has also undertaken the redevelopment of Varanasi railway station and is working on the redevelopment of Kollam station in Kerala and Somnath railway station in Gujarat.

Image Credit (representational): Northern Railway

About RITES Limited:

  • RITES Limited is a Navratna Public Sector Enterprise and a leading player in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India.
  • It has diversified services and geographical reach.
  • With nearly five decades of experience, the company has established itself as a leader in the field, undertaking projects across 55 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, South America, and the Middle East.


The successful redevelopment of Ayodhya Dham Junction Railway Station underscores RITES Limited’s commitment to modernising India’s railway infrastructure. By combining innovation, accessibility, and sustainability, the revamped station sets a benchmark for future projects under the Amrit Bharat Scheme, ensuring a seamless travel experience for passengers while preserving the cultural heritage of the region

Source: RITES- Press Release | Featured Image Credit (representational): Northern Railway