The Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) has invited bids for the redevelopment of Puri railway station. The objective is to provide best-in-class amenities to passengers and enhance the travel experience.
The station will be built on Design, Build, Finance, Operate, Transfer (DBFOT) model and the tentative cost of the project (excluding the cost of redevelopment of station estate) is estimated at Rs 82 crore.The scope of work includes up-gradation and integrated redevelopment of the station spanning 28,574 sqm and the development of the surrounding railway land.
The pre-bid meeting for this is scheduled for July 15 and the deadline for the bid submission is August 17. “The redevelopment station will bolster tourism prospects and position Puri among the leading destinations for religious tourism,” said RLD Vice-Chairman Ved Parkash Dudeja.