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Div Com takes stock of passenger facilities at Jammu railway station

Last Updated on December 26, 2021 at 9:59 pm

Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer on Sunday visited Jammu Railway Station and took a first hand appraisal of passengers facilities and an overview of the station redevelopment plan.

Divisional Traffic Manager (DTM), Mahesh Yadav gave an overview and apprised the Div Com regarding the upcoming station redevelopment project of Jammu railway station. It was informed that Jammu Railway Station has been identified by the Railways Ministry for re-development on Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. The facilities proposed under the redevelopment plan include congestion free non-conflicting entry/exit to the station premises, segregation of arrival/departure of passengers, adequate concourse without overcrowding, integration with other modes of transport systems—bus and metro etc., user friendly international signage, well illuminated circulating area and sufficient provision for drop off, pick up and parking etc.

The meeting also discussed the upcoming metro project alignment. The Railway authorities requested for developing the metro station nearby the existing railway station for easy access to the passengers.