The railway station of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, will get a makeover soon with a new ‘executive lounge’ and some other amenities.
“An executive lounge will come up soon at the Varanasi railway station…a proposal has been sent to the IRCTC and it has given its approval in principle for the same”, Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), Lucknow , Anil Kumar Lohati told PTI here.
An executive lounge will also be set up in the state capital Lucknow and both the stations will have upgraded basic facilities like toilets at par with airports, the DRM said adding that toilets at other stations in division are also being upgraded.
Varanasi and Lucknow railway station will also have lifts and escalators for the benefit of physically weak travellers, Lohati said adding that it will be operational from this year itself.
Besides Lucknow and Varanasi, Praatapgarh, Sultanpur, Prayag, Faizabad and Rae Bareli are also in for upgradation including yard remodelling, he added.