Work on new Secunderabad station building begins


The South Central Railway (SCR) on Friday announced the commencement of works on the new Secunderabad station building on the southside with two basements — one for facilitating arrivals and another for parking.

Excavation work for construction work of a multi-level parking facility towards the northside too has begun. Already, a temporary booking office is functioning at exit gate no.5 and a parcel office, informed SCR general manager Arun Kumar Jain.

The electric sub-station is being upgraded to 33 KV ESS as part of the station development plan and in addition, another 33 KV Electrical sub-station has been planned on the southern-side too with foundation work commencing.

Three underground tanks to meet water requirements of the entire station and coaching depot and other offices — 1.5 lakh litres capacity at reservation office, 2 lakh litres capacity near train lighting depot area and another 6 lakh litres capacity near Platform 10 — are being built, said a press release.


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