Monday, 13 March 2017

Model Railway Stations


Ministry of Railways10-March, 2017 16:01 IST
Model Railway Stations


            Development of stations under ‘Model’ Station Scheme was in vogue from June, 1999 to November, 2008.  Under this scheme, 594 stations were identified for development and all stations have already been developed.   
              ‘Model’ Stations are provided with “Desirable Amenities”, depending upon the category of the station, such as, retiring room, waiting room, public address system/computer based passenger announcement system, electronic train indicator board, water coolers, standardized signages, Pay & Use toilets etc.
At present, stations are upgraded under the Adarsh Station Scheme. Till date 1253 Railway stations have been identified for development as Adarsh Station.
            Zonewise details of Model Railway Stations is as below : -

S. No.
Zonal Railway
No. of ‘Model’ stations
1.
Central Railway
35
2.
East Coast Railway
24
3.
East Central Railway
55
4.
Eastern Railway
51
5.
Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd.
1
6.
North Central Railway
21
7.
North Eastern Railway
34
8.
Northeast Frontier Railway
35
9.
Northern Railway
80
10.
North Western Railway
26
11.
South Central Railway
64
12.
South East Central Railway
11
13.
South Eastern Railway
22
14.
Southern Railway
48
15.
South Western Railway
22
16.
West Central Railway
20
17.
Western Railway
45
Total
594


   This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 10.03.2017 (Friday).

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