New Delhi Railway Station: Indian Railways unveils a futuristic design proposal for the revamped New Delhi Railway Station. See pictures here

The government plans to rebuild New Delhi Railway Station, one of the busiest stations in India’s railway network, into a world-class facility equipped with all modern facilities and services. The Ministry of Railways has shared the proposed design of New Delhi Railway Station to be redeveloped on its Twitter account.

The ministry shared the futuristic model of the revamped station in a tweet. “Marking a new era,” the Ministry of Railways said in its caption for the photos.

Both images in the tweet show two domed structures with several towers in the background. The two oval-shaped glass structures are surrounded by several flyovers for easy access to and from the station.

According to reports, the development program also plans to connect the Airport Express Line and Yellow Line of Delhi metro network to New Delhi Railway Station through Multimodal Transit Hubs or MMTHs. Two MMTHs have been planned, one on the Paharganj side and the other on the Ajmeri gate side. New Delhi Railway Station is one of the busiest railway stations in the country. It sees more than two lakh passengers every day.

The cost of redevelopment of New Delhi Railway Station area is estimated at around Rs 4,500 crore.

Previously, the Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) also solicited proposals for the redevelopment of Delhi Cantonment Railway Station. The design of the new station was also shared on Twitter by the Ministry of Railways. The railway station will be constructed at a cost of Rs 335 crores and is expected to be completed within 30 months.

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