Bengaluru set to inaugurate India’s first centralized AC railway terminus
A piece of good news coming in for all those travellers who frequently commute by trains, Indian Railways is all set to inaugurate India's first centralised air-conditioned (AC) railway terminal in Bengaluru’s Baiyappanahalli area.
Recently, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal shared the first few glimpses of the terminus located in Karnataka. The soon to be inaugurated terminal costs Rs.314 crores is equipped with advanced facilities. The terminal has been constructed as per modernist designs. It will give the commuters the feel of the airport as they walk through the terminal.
The 4,200 sq. km terminus will feature seven platforms, three enabling lines and 50 trains running on an average a day. It is assumed to manage more than 50,000 daily commuters. All seven platforms will be linked by two subways and a long oval overbridge. The AC terminal will also have parking spaces for 900 two-wheelers and 200 four-wheelers. It will connect the city with other railway stations within Karnataka.