Indian Railways turns Jaipur Junction railway station into ‘airport-standard’! Piyush Goyal-led Railway Ministry is upgrading several railway stations and giving the facelifts. The most recent inclusion is the Jaipur Junction wherein North Western zone of Indian Railways has improved the lighting level by installing modern and high quality LED lights. With enhanced lighting, the railway station has been given an airport kind of illumination” level, as the station building of Jaipur Junction now not only provides better lighting but also boasts of a beautiful look. In addition to this, the national transporter also took measures to save electricity.
According to the release issued by the North Western Railway zone, as per Railway Board’s instruction, a total of 35 stations on Indian Railways’ network including Jaipur Junction were to be provided improved lighting facilities by 28 February 2019. However, the Jaipur railway division achieved this target much before the scheduled deadline. Out of the listed stations, Jaipur Junction and Ajmer railway stations were selected from North Western Railway zone. For this initiative, a plan was also created by the Railway Board to improve the lighting conditions of concourse halls, station platforms, circulating areas, waiting rooms, reservation counters, enquiry counters, foot-over bridges (FOBs), stairs, parking areas, escalators, lifts as well as other places of all the selected railway stations.