Several stations upgraded in North East with new passenger amenities; See details

Indian Railways has recently upgraded and renovated at least 30 railway stations in the North East region of India. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, said, “The work for the improvement of passenger facilities and amenities are undertaken by the national transporter depending upon need, passenger traffic volume as well as inter-se priority, subject to availability of funds.”

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Below mentioned stations have been upgraded under the Adarsh station scheme:

Rangapara North, Srirampur Assam, Gossaigaon Hat, Silchar, Badarpur Junction, Fakiragram, Salakati, Basugaon, Goreswar, Udalguri, Tangla, Rowta Bagan, Tipkai, Bijni, Tihu, Barpeta Road, Hojai, Rangiya Junction, Jakhalabandha, Jorhat Town, New Bongaigaon, Jagiroad, Tatibahar, Bongaigaon, Karimganj Junction, Kokrajhar, Furkating and Narengi. In Nagaland, Dimapur and in Tripura, Pencharthak stations have been upgraded as well.

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In 2018-19 three Northeastern stations of Guwahati, Rangiya and New Tinsukia were upgraded by Indian Railways. Amenities like parking area, WiFi lounge, waiting halls, toilets, cloakroom, lifts, escalators, refreshment room and paid executive lounge were added.