दक्षिण पश्चिम रेलवे / SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY
प्रेस विज्ञप्ति / Press Release No. 262 dated 19.09.2023
UPDATE on REDEVELOPMENT OF YESVANTPUR RAILWAY STATION
The works pertaining to redevelopment of Yesvantpur Railway Station has commenced from Feb 2023. As part of Phase-1, construction work has commenced on the ‘East Side’ i.e., platform No.1 side. The construction of Multi-Level Car Parking (G+5), and ramps for elevated road with Arrival/Departure plaza is in progress.
There will be separate arrival and departure points for vehicles, which will prevent congestion. The station will also have a massively large air concourse (14,800 sqm. in size) which will be on par with the waiting lounge of airports with provision for food courts, retail spaces, business centres etc.
The station would be constructed as per green-building norms, with provision for rain water harvesting, sewage water treatment plants etc. Sufficient provision would be made to allow ample natural light and ventilation. only energy efficient LED lighting would be installed.
After completion of Phase-1 i.e., East side, the work will start on the West side (metro side). The entire work of redevelopment of Yesvantpur station is targeted to be completed by July 2025. M/s Girdhari Lal Constructions Pvt Ltd Delhi is the contractor for the redevelopment of this station. The cost of the work is approx. Rs. 380 crore.
A 3D Model of the redeveloped station is displayed in the station premises. Interested stakeholders, students, architects are welcome to visit to have a glimpse of what the station would look like post-redevelopment.
It may be noted that Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone for the redevelopment of this station in June 2022.
Chief Public Relations Officer South Western Railway, Hubballi