IRSDC to redevelop Mumbai's Andheri railway station
Mumbai's Andheri station is being redeveloped by Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) as a part of its drive to develop railway stations across the country.
IRSDC will redevelop Andheri Railway Station in a phased manner; the total area of redevelopment is 4.31 acres, out of which 2.1 acres is for Phase 1 construction, and the rest is for the Phase 2 construction. Rs 218 crores is the project cost for Phase 1 redevelopment.
S K Lohia, MD & CEO, IRSDC, told the media that in addition to Andheri, IRSDC would be redeveloping Dadar, Kalyan, Thakurli, Bandra, CSMT, Thane, and Borivali stations in Mumbai. The work across these projects is at different stages and is expected to be completed within the stipulated time frame.
RLDA is working on 63 stations, while IRSDC is working on 63 stations. According to the current estimations, the total investment needed for the redevelopment of 123 stations along with real estate development is about Rs 50,000 crore.