Bilaspur railway station to get escalator, misting system

Bilaspur Station Panaromic viewBILASPUR: Bilaspur railway station, one of the busiest junctions of South East Central Railway (SECR) is getting a facelift and boost in passenger amenities with the commissioning of its first escalator and a misting system next month.

“The escalator will be inaugurated on Independence Day”, DRM L.C.Trivedi told. “It is a big achievement in provisioning modern passenger amenities segment. After successful trials and inspection, the escalator facility would be open for passengers,” he said.

Referring to installation of misting system in platform number one, Trivedi said installation of cool wave breezer would bring relief during scorching heat in summers and humidity of monsoon.

The system would only be the second of its kind in the country, the first one being operational at Raipur railway station.

Informing that shades have been erected on all platforms for the benefit of passengers during summer and monsoon, Trivedi said stalls of branded food chain like Comesum have been permitted to start their service inside railway premises.

Besides this, the division has also carried out beautification work and improved the elevation of railway station building. (Click on Picture to Enlarge the View)