Bhubaneswar: Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain inaugurated several passenger amenities at Bhubaneswar railway stations, including the second entry and station building, new booking office with reserved and unreserved ticketing system.
The Union Minister also dedicated new booking office with reserved and unreserved ticketing system at Sakhigopal Railway Station to the public through videoconferencing from Bhubaneswar railway station.
New Station Building at plat form number six at Bhubaneswar station has been completed at a cost of Rs 1.97 crore having facilities like booking-counter-cum-lobby, second class waiting hall, upper class waiting hall, food plaza, TCI Office, Toilets for Divyang Passengers, Pay and Use Toilets and Circulating area with Barricade.
Similarly, New Station Building at Sakhigopal Station has been completed at a cost of Rs 1.55 crore having facilities like booking counter-cum-lobby, second class waiting hall, toilets for ladies and gents, circulating area and approach road.
Gohain also reviewed the performance of the East Coast Railway and the progress of various infrastructure related projects which are crucial to the industrial development of Odisha and northern Andhra Pradesh.