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Press Release No 2020/11Mumbai, 26th November, 2020


PHOTO CAPTION : Variousviews of redeveloped Bhavnagar Terminus station of Western Rly.

Western Railway’s Bhavnagar Terminus has recently been given a facelift after the stationhad been taken up for redevelopment. With an aim to provide better passenger amenities, WR is constantly striving to do its best for its customers. Under the able guidance and directives of Shri Alok Kansal - General Manager of Western Railway, some of the stations of WR, have been taken up for soft upgradation to enhance passenger amenities. Few of the stations which have already been upgraded recently over WR, are Valsad, Vadodara, Rajkot& Ratlam and further in this series, now the most recent Bhavnagar Terminus has been added.

According to a press release issued by Shri Sumit Thakur- Chief Public Relations Officer of Western Rly, Bhavnagar Terminus station building has been redeveloped by giving it a contemporary look which is a pleasing sight, for not just the passengers using the terminus, but also for the surrounding areas. Bhavnagar Terminus has been revamped recently with a ground plus o­ne structure and has been given a facelift with modern waiting rooms, better toilet facilities, proper parking areas, newly built ticket booking office, etc. along with green initiative of a beautiful vertical garden. Shri Thakur said that, the redevelopment of Bhavnagar station was done at a cost of Rs 8.72 crore.An open waiting hall with vertical garden has been provided at the station. Outside the station building, alandscape has been made which is not o­nly beautiful, but also advocates for green environment. For better passenger circulation, additional entry and exit gates have been provided. The parking area too has been extended. Parking space for Two wheeler has been increased by 40% and for four wheeler by 20%. Keeping the passengers comfort in mind, amenities like lift, airconditioned waiting hall separate for ladies and gents has been provided. The Passenger Reservation Centre too has been shifted for the benefit of passengers. For the safety of passengers, a luggage scanner has been installed at Bhavnagar Terminus. All provisions are being made available for a comfortable passenger experience. ISO certificate 14001:2015 for Environment Management System has also been awarded to Bhavnagar Terminusalongwith Veraval, Junagadh, Botad and Porbandar stations for cleanliness.


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