The railways is mulling a plan to offer two stations to National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) for conversion into the country´s ´most- modern´ rail premises. ´We are in discussions with NBCC for redevelopment of Gomtinagar station in Lucknow and Bhubaneswar station in Odisha,´ said a Railway Ministry official.
NBCC Chairman and Managing Director Anoop Kumar Mittal said, ´The modalities are being worked out. After receiving the work order, we will prepare detailed project reports for the two stations.´
The plan envisages vertical development of rail premises with the construction of shopping malls, eateries, parking lot, office complex and other commercial ventures, he said. The redevelopment plan is to be implemented on a turnkey basis.