Indian Railways To Redevelop Charbagh Station: What You Need To Know


The deadline for the RFQ submission for the redevelopment project is set as June 24

As part of the Indian Railways’ station redevelopment project, the national transporter will redevelop the Charbagh railway station of Lucknow, taking it up a railway up-gradation project. According to a statement shared by the Rail Land Development Authority, the project will include the complete rework of the Lucknow Charbagh or LKO (NR) and the Lucknow Junction or LJN (NEW) stations, along with the commercial land parcel of 12.23-acre.  

According to details shared by the statutory body, the railway station will be redeveloped on a Design-Build-Operate-Finance-Transfer or DBFOT model in two phases at a total cost of Rs 556.8 crore. As part of the redevelopment, the Rail Land Development Authority floated a Request for Qualification (RFQ). In this regard, the pre-bid meeting for the developers was held on April 9, 2021, and the deadline for the RFQ submission is set as June 24, 2021.

The objective of the redevelopment project is to equip the station with state-of-the-art passenger-centric facilities such as an air-concourse, segregation of arrival and departure, foot-over bridges (FOBs), lifts, escalators, conducive facilities for the specially-abled passengers, etc.

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