Ayodhya Dham Junction Railway Station Inaugurated

  • By the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi.
  • Redeveloped Ayodhya Railway Station.
  • Flagged off new Amrit Bharat trains and Vande Bharat trains.

The Station:

  • Phase I of the redeveloped Ayodhya Railway Station is known as Ayodhya Dham Junction Railway Station.
  • Developed at a cost of more than Rs 240 crore.
  • Three-storey modern railway station.
  • Equipped with modern features like lifts, escalators, food plazas, shops for puja needs, cloakrooms, child care rooms, and waiting halls.
  • It is an IGBC-certified green station building.

Amrit Bharat Express:

  • New category of superfast passenger trains.
  • LHB (Linke Hofmann Busch) push-pull train with non-air-conditioned coaches.
  • Has locos at both ends for better acceleration.
  • Facilities like designed seats, luggage racks, mobile charging points with suitable mobile holders, LED lights, CCTV and a Public Information System.
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