'Enriched passenger experience' on future New Delhi Railway Station
New Delhi : Union railway minister Piyush Goyal has shared pictures of revamped design of future New Delhi Railway Station, claiming that it will be enriched passenger experience for commuters.
He 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."
The Ministry of Railways too tweeted the images and said, "Offering a glimpse of future of New Delhi Railway Station. An enriched passenger experience with complete integration of different modes of transport is being planned for New Delhi Railway station."
The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) press release mentions that the revamp will be done on a Design-Build-Finance-Operate-Transfer (DBFOT) model for a concession period of 60 years. The total project cost will be around USD 680 million.
The release also mentioned that virtual roadshows will be organized from January 14 to 19 with investors and developers from countries like Singapore, Australia, Dubai and Spain, to discuss the project concept and the proposed transaction structure.
"The project is attracting interest from various stakeholders, and we intend to sustain the momentum through virtual roadshows. The initiative will enlighten them about the various aspects of the project," RLDA vice chairman Ved Parkash Dudeja told PTI.