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Passenger Amenities Committee (PAC) inspects KSR Bengaluru Station

Passenger Amenities Committee (PAC) inspects KSR Bengaluru Station


Passenger Amenities Committee (PAC) recently inspected the KSR Bengaluru station. ADRM SBC, Railway officials, and (Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation) IRSDC Officials welcomed the committee members.

IRSDC is managing the facility management of the KSR railway station. A brief about the station was given to the team by Nodal officer IRSDC thereafter committee inspected the station with special focus on cleanliness, catering stalls, fans, lighting, waiting rooms, toilets, etc.

The members also visited the newly launched India’s first movable freshwater tunnel aquarium at the Railway Station and Yulu Ebike services. They appreciated the steps taken by IRSDC to bring such initiatives to the Railway station.

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The committee advised officials to further improve waiting rooms and provide additional fans. For security and Medical facilities, Railway officials were advised to install more baggage scanners and better equip available medical centers.

IRSDC has been entrusted with the mandate to undertake Facility Management at five railway stations, namely, KSR Bengaluru, Pune, Anand Vihar, Chandigarh, and Secunderabad, to enhance customer experience and make travel a safe and hassle-free experience.

IRSDC is committed to redefining passenger experience and set a benchmark in the development, redevelopment, operation, and maintenance of railway stations in India. IRSDC has many firsts to its credit in the facility management, including ‘Water from Air’ Water Vending Machine, Fit India Squat Kiosk, Eat Right Station with the highest rating, digital locker, generic medicine shop, mobile charging kiosk, a retail store by a start-up and a food truck.

Shortly, IRSDC will be undertaking Facility Management of 90 more stations in a phased manner. IRSDC is also driving the agenda of station redevelopment envisioned by the Government of India, with the participation of private players as a part of PPP projects.

As part of this agenda, work on the redevelopment of 125 stations is in progress. Out of this, IRSDC is working on 63 stations, and RLDA is working on 60 stations and two remaining stations by Railways itself. As per current estimates, the total investment needed for the redevelopment of 125 stations along with real estate development is about Rs 50,000 crore.

Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement by IRSDC. TheBengaluruLive takes no editorial responsibility for the same.

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