As a part of the Indian Railways’ station redevelopment challenge, the nationwide transporter will redevelop the Charbagh railway station of Lucknow, taking it up a railway up-gradation challenge. In keeping with a press release shared by the Rail Land Improvement Authority, the challenge will embrace the entire rework of the Lucknow Charbagh or LKO (NR) and the Lucknow Junction or LJN (NEW) stations, together with the business land parcel of 12.23-acre.
In keeping with particulars shared by the statutory physique, the railway station might be redeveloped on a Design-Construct-Function-Finance-Switch or DBFOT mannequin in two phases at a complete value of Rs 556.eight crore. As a part of the redevelopment, the Rail Land Improvement Authority floated a Request for Qualification (RFQ). On this regard, the pre-bid assembly for the builders was held on April 9, 2021, and the deadline for the RFQ submission is ready as June 24, 2021.
The target of the redevelopment challenge is to equip the station with state-of-the-art passenger-centric services corresponding to an air-concourse, segregation of arrival and departure, foot-over bridges (FOBs), lifts, escalators, conducive services for the specially-abled passengers, and many others.