The Southern Railway has awarded work tender for redevelopment of Kanniyakumari railway station at a cost of Rs 49.36 crore and issued a letter of acceptance.
The station will offer airport-like experience for passengers with futuristic infrastructure and amenities, the Southern Railway said in a press release.
The revamped station will feature world-class amenities promising to meet the requirements of next 40 to
60 years, seamless movement of passengers by separate Arrival and Departure corridor, aesthetically designed stations with facade lighting arrangements, good illumination and landscaping, dedicated Parking lots for streamlined movement of different category of vehicles and pedestrian in exclusive lanes and multilevel vehicle parking wherever feasible, among other things.
The Southern Railway has also undertaken a feasibility study for preparation of detailed project report (DPR) for Kumbakonam, TirunelveliJn (2 in Tamil Nadu), Chengannur and Thrissur (2 in Kerala).