Railways on path to modernise 1,253 stations

New Delhi: A total of 1,253 stations have been identified for modernisation out of which 1,022 railway stations have been upgraded so far, Parliament was told on Wednesday.

“The remaining stations are planned to be developed during 2017-18,” Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha.

Gohain added that modernisation and upgradation of railway stations was a continuous and on-going process and that, at present, upgradation of stations was being undertaken under ‘Adarsh Station Scheme’.