Western Railway completes redevelopment of Bhavnagar Terminus

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Western Railway’s Bhavnagar Terminus has recently been given a facelift after the stations had been taken up for redevelopment. With an aim to provide better passenger amenities, WR is constantly striving to do its best for its customers.

  • Under the able guidance and directives of Shri Alok Kansal – General Manager of Western Railway, some of the stations of WR, have been taken up for soft upgradation to enhance passenger amenities.
  • Few of the stations which have already been upgraded recently over WR, are Valsad, Vadodara, Rajkot & Ratlam and further in this series, now the most recent Bhavnagar Terminus has been added.
  • According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur- Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Rly, Bhavnagar Terminus station building has been redeveloped by giving it a contemporary look which is a pleasing sight, for not just the passengers using the terminus, but also for the surrounding areas. 
  • Bhavnagar Terminus has been revamped recently with a ground plus o­ne structure and has been given a facelift with modern waiting rooms, better toilet facilities, proper parking areas, newly built ticket booking office, etc. along with green initiative of a beautiful vertical garden. 
  • Shri Thakur said that the redevelopment of Bhavnagar station was done at a cost of Rs 8.72 crore.

Project Features:

  • An open waiting hall with a vertical garden has been provided at the station.
  • Outside the station building, a landscape has been made which is not o­nly beautiful, but also advocates for a green environment. 
  • For better passenger circulation, additional entry and exit gates have been provided.
  • The parking area too has been extended. 
  • Parking space for Two wheeler has been increased by 40% and for four wheeler by 20%. 
  • Keeping the passengers comfort in mind, amenities like lift, air conditioned waiting hall separate for ladies and gents has been provided. 
  • The Passenger Reservation Centre too has been shifted for the benefit of passengers. 
  • For the safety of passengers, a luggage scanner has been installed at Bhavnagar Terminus. 
  • All provisions are being made available for a comfortable passenger experience. 
  • ISO certificate 14001:2015 for Environment Management System has also been awarded to Bhavnagar Terminus along with Veraval, Junagadh, Botad and Porbandar stations for cleanliness.

Source: Western Railway-Press Release

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