Indore sure is the cleanest city in India, but the Indore railway station, umm, not so much! One of the most frequented spots in the city- the place is a major hub of activities and it is the first thing that a newcomer sees when they come to visit the town. With this in mind, the authorities plan to clean up the entire Indore railway station and give it a makeover of sorts.

Utilizing the open spaces between station platforms, the authorities plan to unfurl a whole lot of new additions that will add to the look and feel of the railway station. For starters, there’s a new water fountain that you won’t miss and we can safely say that it certainly lends a new look to the station.

Around the fountain, the goal is to develop a small garden flush with a variety of flora. The fountain has already been built but the garden is underway and once it’s complete, it will give the station a more lively feel. Both, the fountain and garden will come up along platforms 3 and 4, adjacent to the VIP entrance of the Indore railway station.

Apart from just beautifying the entire railway station, the authorities also have plans to make the station cleaner than ever before. Essentially, this is being done following the second time that the city won the award for the cleanest city. The authorities aim to continue this tradition and not only that, they also wish to make the station a much better and cleaner one. It is vital for tourists to get a good first impression of the railway station so that they are drawn to explore more of the city.

The authorities have also been working on other methods to retain tourists- including the renovation and overhaul of several existing sites and turning Bilawali lake into a water sports hub. At any rate, all these aesthetic changes to Indore are not just for tourists, but will also give Indoris a new outlook on the city.

On that note, these are the most beautified railway stations across India:

1. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai

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Being a UNESCO world heritage site this is a railway station in India that was also known as Victoria Terminus. This railway station was built in the year 1887 and later got its name as Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai in the year 1996. The architects behind giving a design to this railway station are Frederick Stevens and Axel Haig.

2. Dudhsagar Railway Station, Goa

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When it comes to the natural beauty it’s the Dudhsagar steals the entire show. It is not only a great treat to the eyes of the travelers but it also resembles a grey track that generally running through the lush greens all around.

3. Cuttack Railway Station

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This railway station which is considered to be having an eye-catching architecture from varied parts of the world is Cuttack Railway Station, followed by the unique look of this railway station that it generally gets from the inspiration from the Barabati Fort. The Barabati Fort is one of the most famous monuments of the 14th century located in the Kalinga region of Odisha.

4. Jaisalmer Railway Station

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Even now, Jaisalmer Railway Station is considered to be one of the most beautiful railway stations and home to India’s most luxurious trains. Nicknamed as the golden city and the Jewel of desert, it lies in the heart of the Thar Desert or say the Great Indian Desert. Jaisalmer is the most charming city in Rajasthan. The city is rich in culture, history, cuisine, shopping destinations, and many other attractions.

5. Chennai Central Railway Station

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Regarded as the Gateway of South India, Chennai Central Railway Station is also believed to be one of the most important railway stations in South India. The Chennai Central Railway Station is considered to be 143 years old and was specifically designed by the architect Henry Irwin.

Other than this, it is also considered to be one of the oldest railway stations in the country and yet it is one of the best maintained once. In precise, the Chennai Central Railway Station can be called as the Grand Railway Station in India.

6. The Gandhidham Railway Station

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The colorful paintings on the wall of Gandhidham Railway Station in Gujarat, are the ones that have been beautifully showcased to the rich culture and the treasured heritage of Gujarat and Kutch.

Are you eagerly waiting for the railway station to crank it up a notch? Let us know how you feel about this in the comments!

The development of Indore is not just limited to the beautification of the Railway Station, but also it moving towards the Metro Rail Project. To know more, read here


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