Nov 19 2017 (00:25) Station Tag: Baiyyappanahalli/BYPL added by MITS GWALIOR~/1247208
Nov 19 2017 (00:25) Station Tag: Nagpur Junction/NGP added by MITS GWALIOR~/1247208
Nov 19 2017 (00:25) Station Tag: Gwalior Junction/GWL added by MITS GWALIOR~/1247208
New Delhi: An international design contest will decide the new look of three railway stations in the country - Nagpur in Maharashtra, Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh and Baiyyappanahalli in Bengaluru. The Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC), mandated to develop and redevelop new and existing railway stations, has called an international design competition to develop the stations according to international standards. "This is for the first time that we have moved from the normal process of hiring architects and giving them three concepts for our projects for redevelopment. Now, we... more...
will get multiple concepts and thus have a wider scope," S K Lohia, the Managing Director and Chief Executive of IRSDC told PTI. "We will begin with Nagpur, Gwalior and Baiyyappanahalli (Bengaluru)," he said. The competition, open to architects and students from both India and abroad will get the help of Indian embassies to facilitate entries from across the world. While the architects will compete in two stages, the winner in the students group will be declared based on their design ideas in the first stage. For the architects, in the second stage, detailed implementable design schemes for station areas and other facilities have to be presented. "These should be intelligent, sensitive and highly functional designs to adequately capture land value. They have to be architecturally ambitious, intelligently frugal, financially viable and beneficial for all stakeholders and users," the competition document states. Only after the top three entries are finalised, will they (architects) be asked to submit their price bids and a final decision will be taken based on both design and pricing, Lohia said. "In this way, we will get a number of concepts to choose from and finally, we will get a great design at the best price," he said.
So much focus on design, architecture!? Simultaneously, IR should develop terminals and introduce token / pass / ticket entry systems as in other station of world standards often envisaged in India. Entire stations should be designed to prevent trespassing instead of recreating the stations once in a decade or so. Even Kenya has such system, of course because of Chinese funding and development of the newly constructed Nairobi - Mombasa line. For a country like India, it will be financally viable. Delhi Metro is a solid classic example of how India abides by the rule and travel since the start of millennium. Everything is possible with proper utilisation of resources.
When half the travelling passengers are illiterate, then how can you expect such a thing to happen in India ? Even if they build some of them, there's a slim chance that they would be the machine at the same place, next day.
/When half the travelling passengers are illiterate, then how can you expect such a thing to happen in India/ Not that complete set of illiterates travel daily. And this is the biggest issue amongst us, that how can we expect such a thing to happen!? There should be an institutional level change and at personal level (Ofcourse possible in India) And let's hope it happens some day. Enforcement is the available option as of now; GRPs can be easily used to enforce. With capacity addition, they can efficiently be used. It is... more...
only the people's mindset which should change.
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This an advance announcement of some important changes coming to our Groups.
Pl. read Entry# 2136570 posted more than a year ago. Subsequent to this, some long-pending changes will be introduced in the coming weeks.
At this point, we have many Groups with hundreds of dormant/inactive members who may have left the site...
The following features have been introduced. Pl. check the relevant screenshots.
1. While Posting News, a new "Fetch Article" button has been added. After you paste the URL in the box, clicking the button will fetch the News Title, Article and all the pics from the page. The Article and Title will...
We shall be having the IRI Moving Convention this year - ONE week long.
Route: BCT -> ADI -> JP -> NDLS -> BSB -> HWH -> MAS -> SBC.
Dates: July 9 to July 17
Jul 9: BCT -> ADI
Jul 10: ADI -> JP
Jul 11: JP -> NDLS
Jul 12: NDLS -> BSB
As per the recent post , the new Pax Login feature has now been introduced. Here are the details of the feature set.
1. Now you may login to the site as a Member or a Passenger, or BOTH Member & Passenger at the same time. Passenger login is called "Pax Login"...
As detailed here , last month, some changes were made to the PNR section. In the next phase of this rollout, we shall be further separating "Passengers" from "Members".
1. "Passengers" will be able to login using ONLY their PNRs (no password). We shall have a Pax Login above the current...
There are some changes coming to the PNR Forum.
1. All PNRs will be anonymized, i.e. you won't see who posted the PNRs or search PNRs by Traveller. This is to better protect the confidentiality of travelling members and their travel plans. However, members will still be able to search their OWN...
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