Bhubaneswar, Sept 19 (LocalWire): The railway authorities today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Bhubaneswar Development Authority (BDA) for the refurbishment of Bhubaneswar railway station.
Divisional Railway Manager of Khurda Road railway division, Sashikant Singh, and BDA vice chairman signed the MoU.
The area adjoining Bhubaneswar railway station is proposed to be developed as railway station multimodal hub project under the Centre’s smart city mission.
This project is being taken up by the state government through the Bhubaneswar Development Authority.
The hub will have new terminal building for railway station, city bus terminal, car parking and allied public utilities.
The new station building and the two new railway lines with platforms will be developed in an integrated manner in the land belonging to railways and state government.
The proposed building will have G+5 floors of which G+2 floors of 1.74 lakh square feet will be earmarked for the railways, railway officials said.