Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu will be launching Station Re-development Project for Vijayawada Railway Station via video remote link from New Delhi on February 8. The launching programme Will be held at divisional railway managers' conference hallin Vijayawada.
The Station Re-Development Project is being taken up under the Swiss Challenge method. In the first phase, 23 railway stations have been selected by Indian Railways for the Re-Development Project. The plan is basically tuned to the endeavour of Indian RailWays to re-develop its railway stations to the best standards by means of leveraging the valuable real estate it holds in terms of land and air space in and around railway stations.
The re-development of station will primarily consist of upgrading the level of passenger amenities by new constructions, renovations and include re-development of station buildings, platform surfaces, circulating area to better serve the needs of the passengers.