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For security, 202 stations identified as sensitive for the purpose of installation of an Integrated Security System (ISS) to strengthen surveillance. Railways have proposed a pilot project for disposal of municipal solid waste generated at major railway terminals in an environment friendly manner. To provide better accessibility to persons with disability, short term facilities detailed below are planned at all stations, beginning with ‘A-1’, ‘A’ & ‘B’ category stations.

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Image of Smart Station

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Security at Railway Stations

ISS comprises of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) Cameras, Access Control, Personal and Baggage Screening System and Bomb Detection and Disposal System. No suggestions have been received.

Waste Disposal Plants

Railways proposed a pilot project for environment friendly disposal of municipal solid waste generated at major railway terminals, including conversion of waste to energy. Jaipur (Rajasthan) and New Delhi (Delhi) stations identified for setting up pilot plants. Bio-gas will be used to generate electricity in these pilot plants.

Disability Accessibility

In order to provide better accessibility to persons with disability, short term facilities planned at all stations, beginning with ‘A-1’, ‘A’ & ’ B ’ category stations:

  • Standard ramp for barrier free entry.
  • Earmarking at least two parking lots.
  • Non-slippery walkway from parking lot to station building.
  • Signage of appropriate visibility.
  • At least one drinking water tap suitable for use by differently abled persons.
  • At least one toilet (on the ground floor).
  • ‘May I help you’ Booth.
  • In addition, long term facilities, as detailed below, have been planned at ‘A-1’, ‘A’ & ‘B ’ category stations:
  • Engraving on edges of platform.
  • Provision of facility for inter-platform transfer.
  • Ensuring allotment of lower berths to persons with disability, following steps have been taken: -

Smart Stations

  • A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Ministry of Railways (MoR) and Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) for integrated planning of railway stations in ‘SMART Cities’ and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme.
  • Lead to an integrated public transit hub around the railway stations and encourage Transit Oriented Development.
  • As the cost of station, redevelopment will be met by leveraging commercial development of vacant space in and around the station; such projects shall be cost neutral to Railways.

- Published/Last Modified on: August 12, 2017

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