November 29, 2022


With an purpose to supply a memorable expertise to passengers and make their ready time on the station pleasurable, Indian Railways has opened its first movable freshwater tunnel aquarium at KSR Bengaluru Railway Station for most people.

Based mostly on the Amazon river idea, the one-of-its-kind aquatic park guarantees to be a visible deal with for passengers.

Executed by Indian Railway Stations Improvement Company (IRSDC) in collaboration with HNi Aquatic Kingdom, the initiative could be a income earner for Indian Railways.

Along with enhancing the passenger expertise, a nominal entry payment of Rs 25 has been saved per passenger.

“IRSDC has all the time been on the forefront in launching path breaking initiatives. It’s our endeavour to rework Indian Railways by redeveloping stations at par with airports and likewise improve passenger delight with our wonderful facility administration initiatives; whereby even the ready time will turn out to be a pleasurable expertise for the passengers and guests relatively than being mundane,” IRSDC Managing Director and Chief Government Officer SK Lohia mentioned.

The 12-feet lengthy Aquatic Kingdom is Indian Railways first Paludarium housing myriad natural world and can be a should go to spot. The doorway of the Aquatic Kingdom offers a glimpse into marine life, with a lovely dolphin humbly greeting guests with a slight bow and a smile.

“This Aquatic Kingdom will entice passengers and guests and it’ll not solely be an pleasurable expertise but in addition educative to expertise a life measurement kingdom of fish right here. Following strict Covid-related protocols, as much as 25 guests can go to the aquarium at a time.” mentioned Lohia.

The few salient options of the Aquatic Kingdom are — 3D selfie space, the place a giant fish will come out of the aquarium. Second, with nearly 20 ft of glass periphery, the HNi Aquatic Kingdom additionally homes planted, marine and tropical sections with assorted natural world in pleasing colors.

It’s also residence to numerous aquatic animals akin to alligator,
sting rays, eels, sharks, lobsters, snails and shrimps.

The aquarium is adorned with pure rocks and splashes of driftwood, synthetic coral rocks.

IRSDC has been entrusted with the mandate to undertake facility administration at 5 railway stations specifically, KSR Bengaluru, Pune, Anand Vihar, Chandigarh and Secunderabad to boost buyer expertise and make journey a secure and hassle-free expertise.

IRSDC is dedicated to redefining passenger expertise and setting a benchmark in improvement, redevelopment, operation and upkeep of railway stations in India.

IRSDC has many firsts to its credit score in facility administration, together with ‘Water from Air’ Water Merchandising Machine, Match India Squat Kiosk, Eat Proper Station with the very best ranking, digital locker, generic medication store, cell charging kiosk, a retail retailer by a startup in Indian Railways and a meals truck.

Shortly, IRSDC can be endeavor facility administration of 90 extra stations in a phased method.



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