The Railways will provide world-class facilities at six
stations - New Delhi, Patna, Agra, Anand Vihar, Jaipur
and Amritsar - in the first phase of a modernisation drive
covering 22 stations, a senior railway ministry official
"Based on the experiences gained, work on the other
16 stations will be taken up in phases. As a first step
we are in a process of appointing architects and consultants
to prepare a feasibility report and submit the final plan,''''
said Shri Prakash, general manager, Northern Railway.
said Hong Kong-based firm Terry Farell had been appointed
to carry out the study and submit the concept plan for
modernisation of New Delhi railway station while a consultant
for Patna station would be appointed shortly.
stations would have a modern station building with all
modern passenger amenities such as food plazas, currency
exchange counters, hotels, retail outlets and ATM facilities.