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PM Modi Unveils ₹240-Crore Ayodhya Dham Junction Railway Station

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the new Amrit Bharat and Vande Bharat trains on Saturday and opened Phase I of the renovated Ayodhya railway station, also known as Ayodhya Dham junction railway station.

He also gave the country his all for a number of other railroad initiatives. Yogi Adityanath, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, welcomed Modi warmly when he arrived at Ayodhya.

A few weeks before the Ram Temple’s great dedication event on January 22, Modi is visiting Ayodhya.

At 12:15 p.m., he is also expected to open the Maharishi Valmiki International Airport in Ayodhya Dham.

Modi is scheduled to take part in a public program at about 1pm, where he will inaugurate, pay tribute to the country, and lay the cornerstone for many development projects valued at over ₹15,000 crore in the state.

About ₹11,100 crore of these projects are for the development of Ayodhya and its environs, while approximately ₹4,600 crore are for projects linked to other projects in Uttar Pradesh.

Things to know about Ayodhya Dham Junction railway station

  • The Ayodhya Dham Junction railway station has been developed at a cost of more than ₹240 crore.
  • The three-storey modern railway station building is equipped with all modern features like lifts, escalators, food plazas, shops for puja needs, cloakrooms, child care rooms, and waiting halls.
  • The station building will be ‘accessible for all’ and an ‘IGBC-certified green station building’.

Two Amrit Bharat and six Vande Bharat trains

Modi will flag off two Amrit Bharat and six Vande Bharat Express trains from the redeveloped Ayodhya Dham Railway Station.

  • Amrit Bharat Express is a new category of superfast passenger trains, equipped with the LHB push-pull feature. However, these trains come with non-air-conditioned coaches.
  • This train has locos at both ends for better acceleration. It provides improved facilities for rail passengers, like beautifully designed seats, better luggage racks, mobile charging points with suitable mobile holders, LED lights, CCTV, and a public information system, among others.
  • The new Amrit Bharat trains that will ply as Darbhanga-Ayodhya-Anand Vihar Terminal Amrit Bharat Express and Malda Town-Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminus (Bengaluru) Amrit Bharat Express.
  • The Vande Bharat Express trains were flagged off include Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Katra-New Delhi Vande Bharat Express; Amritsar-Delhi Vande Bharat Express; Coimbatore-Bangalore Cantt Vande Bharat Express; Mangalore-Madgaon Vande Bharat Express; Jalna-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express and Ayodhya-Anand Vihar Terminal Vande Bharat Express.
  • The PM also dedicated to the nation three railway projects worth ₹2,300 crore to strengthen rail infrastructure in the region. The projects include the Rooma Chakeri-Chanderi third line project; Jaunpur-Tulsi Nagar, Akbarpur-Ayodhya, Sohawal-Patranga and Safdarganj-Rasauli sections of the Jaunpur-Ayodhya-Barabanki doubling project; and doubling and electrification project of the Malhaur-Daliganj railway section.

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