The swanky third railway terminal for Bengaluru city at Baiyappanahalli
built at a cost of rs 315 crores is all set to be commissioned shortly
The 4200 sq metre station building, which has cost Rs 314 crore, will serve
to a daily footfall of 50,000 passengers. Fifty trains can be operated from the
terminal on a daily basis,.
The KSR Bengaluru City and Yeshwantpur terminals are currently operating
164 express trains and 109 pairs of passenger trains, adding the new terminal,
sanctioned in 2015-16 is projected to ease out the load and aid South Western
Railways in increasing the operation of trains from Bengaluru
"Have a glimpse of the upcoming Sir M. Visvesvaraya Terminal in
Bengaluru, Karnataka, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities," Goyal
said in a tweet on Thursday and shared photographs of the station.
Sir M Visvesvaraya
Terminal has seven platforms with escalators and lifts
The Sir M Visvesvaraya Terminal railway terminal has seven platforms with
escalators and lifts connecting each of the platforms for easier passenger
movement. A foot over bridge and two subways have also be added for a better
link between the platforms
Terminal to have
water recycling plant with capacity of 400,000 litre.
The images shared by the minister show the lavish interiors of the railway
terminal, railway tracks, the stylish and sufficiently wide foot over bridge
and the entry of the terminal. The terminal, designed to match the luxury of
Bengaluru airport, will also have a VIP lounge, upper class waiting hall,
digital real-time passenger information, food court and a water recycling plant
with capacity of 00,000 litre.
many as 250 cars, 900 two-wheelers and 50 auto-rickshaws, including five buses
of the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) and 20 taxis can be
accommodated in the large parking area.a