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Blog Entry# 1205537
Posted: Sep 03 2014 (13:30)

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Sep 03 2014 (13:30)   PTA/Patiala (4 PFs)
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Patiala station is 'A' category station. It has amenities like, Paid toilets, 2 Water coolers one at PF 1 and other at PF 2, High level platforms, FOB with cover, drinking water basins at a set distance for to be available for all coaches, portable food vendors selling bread pakodas and poori etc, a fixed shop for all stuffs like, chips, cold drinks, etc. owned by IRCTC. enough sitting benches with fans under the entire shed. mobile charging points, a electronic coloured train information board, a non- AC retiring room, enough space for parking, ATM, etc, soon there'll be LED monitors at PF 1 for information display, and IVR or electronic announcement system already there. And soon you'll see a steam loco on display outside the main building near the entrance. Hoping to see WiFi in future.
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Sep 03 2014 (17:40)
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Re# 1205537-2              
Yes. There was a tender in newspaper in 2012, now UMB division reinvoking it. Check my blogpost :/blog/post/1164737
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And length of the main PF 1 is also getting extended
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Sep 03 2014 (22:28)
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Re# 1205537-4              
oh really whn the work will start?
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Soon...
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Sep 05 2014 (12:43)
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The actual board with Cat A amenities at Patiala station.
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