Thursday, July 25, 2024

Mecheda Railway Station in West Bengal Transforming under Amrit Bharat Station Scheme

The Mecheda Railway Station in West Bengal is undergoing rapid redevelopment as part of the Amrit Bharat Station Scheme, aimed at modernizing the travel experience for passengers. The Ministry of Railways announced on Thursday that the station’s construction work is in full swing.

Mecheda railway station, located in the Purba Medinipur district, serves the region and is a crucial junction on the Howrah–Kharagpur railway line, situated 58 km from the well-known Howrah Station. With six platforms, the station’s redevelopment is expected to enhance the overall travel experience for commuters.

The Amrit Bharat Station Scheme, a comprehensive initiative by Indian Railways, focuses on the redevelopment of 1309 railway stations across India. In West Bengal, 94 railway stations, including Mecheda Railway Station, are slated for transformation under this scheme. The list of stations earmarked for redevelopment in West Bengal includes prominent locations such as Howrah, Kolkata, Kharagpur, and various others. This redevelopment effort aims to bring modern facilities and amenities to these stations, contributing to a more efficient and passenger-friendly rail network.

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