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Indian Railways has worked relentlessly to give railway stations a facelift and to add world-class facilities to provide the best travel experience to passengers. After Indian Railway rebuilt several railway stations like Gauriganj railway station and Gujarat’s Chhayapuri railway station, the railway officials are set to revamp Deoband railway station. Deoband railway station is one of the 200 railway stations selected for modernisation. The inspection was done on how to turn it into a world-class station. Union Minister for Railways Ashwini Vaishnav visited the station on Monday to take stock of the development works planned under the project.

During his visit to the station, the minister spoke to the railway authorities and discussed necessary measures to turn the Deoband station into a world-class station. While talking to the media after the inspection, he said that the railways is preparing a master plan to modernize around 200 stations in the country.

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Deoband station has also been selected under the initiative. The station has religious significance and in view of the same, the railways has decided to convert it into a world-class modern station and redevelopment work will be started very soon, the minister said.

The Ministry of Railways is discussing a plan to model the Deoband station here after a prominent temple located in the area. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said there are plans to develop Deoband as a world-class station and the idea of ​​giving it the “shape” of the Bala Sundari Devi temple is also being considered.

He said there are ongoing discussions about this. The minister was here to take stock of ongoing construction work at Deoband railway station. He also went to the Bala Sundari Devi temple to offer prayers.

The railways have already started redeveloping many stations in the country with plans to provide modern facilities for railway passengers such as a food court, waiting lounge, children’s play area and expansion of existing infrastructure including station building.

(With input from agencies)


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