PM Modi to lay foundation for Secunderabad railway station redevelopment project today

8 April, 2023 | Pragati Singh

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At Secunderabad Railway Station, Modi will signal the departure of the Secunderabad-Tirupati Vande Bharat Express.

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the groundwork for the reconstruction of the Secunderabad railway station in Telangana. On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Telangana. According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the Rs 720 crore restoration of Secunderabad Railway Station will include a comprehensive overhaul with world-class amenities and an artistically built landmark station structure.

According to a release from the Prime Minister’s Office, the renovated station would have a double-level expansive roof plaza with all passenger amenities in one location, as well as multimodal connectivity enabling seamless transfer of passengers from train to other modes (PMO).

At Secunderabad Railway Station, he will signal the departure of the Secunderabad-Tirupati Vande Bharat Express.

The Secunderabad-Tirupati Vande Bharat Express, which connects IT City, Hyderabad, with Lord Venkateswara’s abode, Tirupati, is Telangana’s second Vande Bharat train in three months. The train will cut the travel time between the two cities by over three and a half hours, which will be very useful for pilgrims.

Prime Minister Modi will launch 13 new Multi-Modal Transport Service (MMTS) routes in the Hyderabad-Secunderabad twin city region during the event, giving commuters a fast, convenient, and comfortable commuting choice.

He would also lay the groundwork for the doubling and electrification of the Secunderabad-Mahabubnagar railway line. The project, which spanned over 85 kilometers, was completed at a cost of almost Rs 1,410 crore. According to the PMO’s statement, the project will provide seamless communication and aid in increasing train average speed.

Later in the day, Prime Minister Modi will lay the foundation stone for AIIMS Bibinagar at a public ceremony at Hyderabad’s Parade Ground. AIIMS Bibinagar will cost more than Rs 1,350 crore to construct.

According to the PMO statement, the development of AIIMS Bibinagar is a crucial milestone in offering complete, quality, and holistic tertiary care health services to the people of Telangana at their doorstep.

PM Modi will also lay the groundwork for National Highway projects worth more than Rs 7,850 crore during the event. These road projects will improve road connectivity in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh while also adding to the region’s socioeconomic development.