Bangalore’s Yeshwantpur Railway Station To Get Swanky Makeover; Proposed Design Pics Out Now!

by Shreya Rathod
Bangalore’s Yeshwantpur Railway Station To Get Swanky Makeover; Proposed Design Pics Out Now!

The city of Bangalore is an important IT Hub in India. And such cities need better infrastructure and transportation.  Yeshwantpur Railway Station (YPR) is one of the three important railway stations in Bangalore. It is located in the Yesvantpur locality of the city. In order to reduce the rush and congestion at the Bangalore City railway station, the authorities have proposed to redevelop the one in Yesvantpur. And this is what it will look like.

A Glimpse Of Yeshwantpur Railway Station, Bangalore

The Ministry of Railways has proposed to re-develop Yeshwantpur Railway Station for better management of crowds at the Bangalore City Railway Station. In fact, they have even posted pictures of how this railway station will look after a revamp! Here’s a glimpse of the new and stunning face of this railway station.

But why is it so important? Well, the railway station is located on two main lines — Pune and Hyderabad. And every train to Hyderabad and Hubli originated from either Bangalore City Railway Station or here. Besides this, Yeshwantpur Railway Station is the major point for direct trains to cities like Delhi, Pune, Mumbai, Bhubaneshwar, Howrah, Chandigarh, Bhopal, Gwalior, Lucknow, Ajmer, Jaipur Jabalpur, Trivandrum, Chennai, Pondicherry and so on.

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The proposed update includes a vehicle parking facility in front of the station building. Also, there will be a connectivity bridge on the first floor between the metro station and the railway station. Moreover, they have planned to add retiring rooms, a food plaza, and other amenities for passengers.

The Current Status

Currently, the railway station has six platforms, out of which five are for originating and terminating trains. Platform number three is used for passing through trains. Besides this, there are two overbridges — one connecting platforms one and two, while the other one connects platform two to the remaining ones. Moreover, there are two entrances — one from Tumkur Road and another from Yeshwantapur old area. The station is also within a walking distance from the Yeshwanthpur metro station.

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Well, these pictures are certainly appealing and we are looking forward to the revamped version of this railway station.

Cover Image Courtesy: Ministry Of Railways/ Twitter