In Pics: New Delhi Railway Station to get MASSIVE MAKEOVER - Check stunning photos

New Delhi railway station is all set for massive transformation. India's largest and second busiest railway station, New Delhi will be going through a process of redevelopment. Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) and Indian Railway Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) have invited bids from the private companies. 

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Jan 15, 2021, 02:16 PM IST

Sharing some pictures of the magnificent project, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted, "Envisaging an enriched passenger experience with complete integration of different modes of transport, take a look at the future of New Delhi Railway Station.”  
 

 

 

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Handling capacity: 400 trains, 4.5 lakh passengers daily

Handling capacity: 400 trains, 4.5 lakh passengers daily

New Delhi Railway station handles around 400 trains and 4.5 lakh passengers per day. This is expected to further grow to a higher scale.  Piyush Goyal Twitter.

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Bids for redeveloping the station into hospitality hub

Bids for redeveloping the station into hospitality hub

RLDA has invited bids from private players to redevelop New Delhi railway station into an integrated commercial, retail and hospitality hub. A pre-bidding meeting was held in which firms like GMR, Adani, GMR, JKB Infra, Arabian Construction Company, Anchorage Infrastructure participated and expressed their interest in the project. Source: Piyush Goyal Twitter

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State-of-the-art amenities

State-of-the-art amenities

The project will position the New Delhi Railway station as a multi-model hub through up-gradation of the infrastructure and provision of state-of-the-art amenities such as elevated concourse, multi-level car parking, and many amenities for passangers. Source: Piyush Goyal Twitter   

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Foreign investors to take part in bidding too

Foreign investors to take part in bidding too

Investors and developers from countries including Singapore, Australia, UAE, Spain will participate in the process.  
Design-Build Finance Operate Transfer (DBFOT) model. Source: Zee News

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Overall revamp on the cards

Overall revamp on the cards

The phased redevelopment would involve station redevelopment, development of associated infrastructure, up-gradation of social infrastructure and refurbishment of railway offices and quarters. Source: Zee News  

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Design-Build Finance Operate Transfer (DBFOT) model

Design-Build Finance Operate Transfer (DBFOT) model

The project would be based on a Design-Build Finance Operate Transfer (DBFOT) model for a lease of 60 years. The estimated capital expenditure for this project is approximately 680 million US dollars and is expected to complete in the span of four years. Source: Zee News