569 'model' railway stations developed

Last Updated: Fri, Dec 14, 2012 11:20 hrs

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) The railways have developed 569 "model" railway stations and work is on on another 25, parliament was informed Friday.

Under the various schemes, 616 of the identified 976 railway stations have also been developed as "Adarsh" stations, with upgraded passenger amenities. "Upgradation of stations under various schemes is a continuous process and works under these schemes are completed as per availability of resources," Railway Minister P.K. Bansal told the Rajya Sabha.

He said 50 stations had been identified for development as world class stations through public private partnership (PPP) mode.

"No station was targeted for completion as World Class Station during the last three years," he said.

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