Gurugram, February 07, 2024: RITES Ltd., a Navratna Central Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Railways, executed the redevelopment of the Ayodhya Dham Jn. railway station. By improving infrastructure and advancing amenities, the company has contributed to making Ayodhya ready for a huge influx of pilgrims and tourists.


                           Newly revamped Ayodhya Dham railway station

 RITES has provided its expertise to revamp the station building and its circulating areas. Modelled on the Ram Mandir, the recently inaugurated station is now capable to handle over 21 million passengers annually, with a peak capacity of 5,930 people per hour. The accessible, and eco-friendly building has been designed to be spacious, featuring triple-height atriums with natural light, 12 lifts, and 14 escalators. Significantly, the station is certified as ‘Accessible for All’ and a ‘Green Station’ from the Indian Green Building Council.

 RITES, a multidisciplinary engineering and consultancy organisation, has also undertaken the redevelopment of Varanasi railway station and is working on the redevelopment of Kollam station in Kerala and Somnath railway station in Gujarat.