Sunday , 20 August 2017

Habibganj railway station to be redeveloped

Habibganj railway station in Madhya Pradesh is slated to don a new look by end of 2018. A 3,024sqm concourse will be built for the passengers to lounge around; there will be six lifts, 11 escalators, three travelators, two pedestrian subways, one parcel corridor, a walkway, and a 14,037sqm parking area that will accommodate 284 cars, 839 two-wheelers and five buses.

The redevelopment of Habibganj station will be carried out by Bhopal-based Bansal Group. In return, according to the contract, the group will receive 45-year-long lease rights for 17,245sqm prime railway land where it will be investing another Rs 400Cr to develop a trade centre, a hospital, a convention centre, a budget hotel and a luxury hotel, with a built-up area of 13-lakh sqft.