The country's first AC railway station will start in Bengaluru soon, know how the facilities will be

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By: Jeet Ghosh

Last Update: 2021-03-13 01:41:49 IST

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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday that the country's first centralized AC railway station in Bangalore has been completed. He also informed that this centralized air-conditioned railway terminal will start functioning soon.

The country's first centralized AC railway station in Bangalore has been completed. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal gave this information and shared pictures of it. This station looks like the airport, is spread over 4200 sqm. 314 crores has been spent in preparing it. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal tweeted on Saturday that the country's first centralized air-conditioned railway terminal in Bengaluru will start functioning soon.

Union Minister Goyal said in a tweet- 'This country's first AC railway terminal built in the name of Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya will start working soon.' At this railway terminal, you will get AC facility like airport and metro station. News agency PTI quoted railway officials as saying that there was a plan to construct the new coach terminal at Bayapanahalli in the metropolis so that more express trains could run to Bengaluru. 

Chief Public Relations Officer of South Western Railway said that this is the third coach terminal approved in Baiyapanhalli 2015-16, named after Bharat Ratna Sir M Visvesvaraya. The railway terminal was to be opened by the end of February but it was delayed due to some problems.

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