December 2, 2022


Sir M Visvesvaraya Railway Terminal, located in Bengaluru’s Baiyappanahalli is about to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi, Chairman and Chief Govt Officer of the Railway Board Suneet Sharma confirmed after an inspection held at soon-to-be India’s first centralised air-conditioned railway terminal.

“We’ve got deliberate for the inauguration and are ready for a date from the Prime Minister’s Workplace. The terminal will turn out to be operational very quickly,” Sharma stated. The terminal is anticipated to deal with 32 pairs of trains as soon as operations start.

India's first AC railway terminal in Bengaluru to be inaugurated 'soon' by PM Modi Railways Minister Piyush Goyal had shared photos of the terminal on Twitter saying that the inauguration is deliberate to be held quickly. (Twitter/@PiyushGoyal)

Sharma added that the brand new terminal would additionally assist decongest the opposite two terminals within the Karnataka capital, particularly KSR Bengaluru and Yeshwantpur. “The Railways has offered state-of-the-art amenities, which embrace centralised air con, seven platforms, escalators, and spacious parking tons. The terminal will give the much-needed respite for railway passengers as it should assist in decongesting the opposite two operational terminals (KSR Bengaluru and Yeshwanthpur) within the metropolis,” he stated.

Additional, he added that the brand new terminal at Baiyappanahalli is the “finest station of India Railways” and that the amenities offered are in tune with the event of Bengaluru.

Earlier this month, Railways Minister Piyush Goyal had shared photos of the terminal on Twitter saying that the inauguration is deliberate to be held quickly. The Railways was hopeful to open the terminal across the final week of March which now seems unlikely. Officers hinted that the inauguration is now prone to happen earlier than the tip of April or by the primary week of Could.

The station constructing is of 4,200 sq. metre lined space to cater to day by day footfalls of fifty,000. The terminal has seven platforms other than eight stabling strains and three pit strains enabling the terminal to function 50 trains day by day.



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