Habibganj station is set to become the India’s first private railway station to be built under a public-private partnership (PPP) under Indian Railways plan of the redevelopment project.
Read below to know the details about the Habibganj station.
The plan behind Habibganj Railway Station?
The idea behind refurbishing Habibganj is to make the station at par with a world-class transit hub equipped with all the facilities.
The owner of the firm, Sunil Bansal, told:
Important Features Of The Project:
1.BANSAL GROUP WILL BE MAINTAINING HABIBJANG STATION….!!!
A local firm Bansal Group has been given the responsibility of make, maintain and operate the station for a period of 8 years.
They have also been assigned 4 land parcels on lease agreement of 45 years.
2. HOW MUCH THE COMPANY WILL BE INVESTING??
The company will invest Rs 100 crore to maintain the Habibganj station, and approximately Rs350 crore to develop 4 commercial land parcels adding up to 17,245 square meters.
3. WORLD-CLASS TRANSIT HUB
According to the plan, the Habibganj railway station will be designed as a “world-class transit hub” with shopping complex, eateries, forex kiosk, and other amenities for the passengers at railway premises. Also, the arriving and departing passengers will be separated.
4. ESCALATORS AND LIFTS…!!
The station will have escalators, lifts, and travelators for the arriving passengers.
5. ADEQUATE PARKING LOT….!!
The station will also have sufficient parking space that will give space to cars, rickshaws, taxis, two-wheelers, and buses.
6. SHOPPING STORES…..!!
Bhopal’s Habibganj station will feature shopping stores and restaurants.
Apart from making it environment-friendly station which will be powered by “solar energy”, Habibganj will also be differently-abled friendly.
8. IN EMERGENCY- VACATED IN 4 MINUTES
The station will be designed in such a way that in the case of an emergency, the premises can be vacated in four minutes and passengers can reach designated points of safety within 6 minutes.
9. 5-STAR HOTEL…..!!
5-star hotel and Multi-speciality hospital and to be developed in the second phase.
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