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PM to lay foundation stones for redevelopment of 5 railway stations in TN

The project has been undertaken with a view to enhancing the convenience and comfort of the passengers through modern amenities

Narendra Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will lay the foundation stones for the redevelopment of five Railway stations in Tamil Nadu - Chennai Egmore, Rameswaram, Madurai, Katpadi, and Kanyakumari.
Redevelopment of the Railway stations project will be completed at a cost of over Rs 1,800 crore. The project has been undertaken with a view to enhancing the convenience and comfort of the passengers through modern amenities.
Besides this, PM Modi is also scheduled to inaugurate 1,152 houses constructed under the 'Light House Project -- Chennai' and built at a cost of Rs 116 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban.
PM will dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone of 11 projects worth over Rs 31,500 crore in Chennai.
The 75 km long Madurai-Teni (Railway Gauge Conversion Project), built at a cost of over Rs 500 crore, will boost tourism in the region while the 30 km long third railway line between Tambaram - Chengalpattu, built at a cost of over Rs 590 crore, will boost suburban connection.

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First Published: May 26 2022 | 8:37 AM IST

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