New Delhi: Indian Railways have planned to improve the passenger amenities at 24 identified railway stations keeping in view the heritage and tourism value of the stations destination in partnership with Ministry of Tourism. The upgradation and modernisation is to be done on 50:50 cost sharing basis. The priority of works for improvement of amenities has been jointly decided by Ministry of Railways and Ministry of Tourism. The stations identified are Hyderabad, Tirupati, Hospet, Agra Cantt; Rae Bareli, Varanasi, Delhi Sufdarjung, Kamakhya, Guwahati, Haridwar, Kurukshetra, Gaya, Madurai, Rameshwaram, Tarapith, Tarakeshwar, New Jalpaiguri, Thiruvananthapuram, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Nanded, Puri, Jaipur and Ajmer.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.