This tunnel will not only be used for pedestrians but can also be used to bring and carry goods from the railway station. There is a preparation to develop the station and housing area using this technique. With the help of these provisions, a detailed plan has been made keeping in mind the increasing burden on the station. A detailed format of the scheme has been introduced to Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.
This tunnel will connect the bus and metro to the station. In order to enable passengers to use it, automatic paths will be used on the route, and footpaths will be prepared. Apart from this, there is also a plan to promote electric vehicles here in the future to increase the facility. According to the government’s plan, non-motorized facilities will be developed to promote pedestrians in the vicinity of the station. Which will develop to an area of around 13 km around the station.
The routes leading to New Delhi will be wide
They will be widened to avoid the jam on the major routes leading to New Delhi. For this, the railway overbridge on Panchkuian Road, Basant Lane, Chamford Road, Bhavabhuti Road, and Minto Road will be widened. Passengers will be able to enter the new ramp from Spring Lane, Chelmsford Road, DDU Road, and Minto Road. The ramps of Bhavabhuti Marg, JLN Marg, Minto Road, Chelmsford Road, and DBGupta Road will be used for exit.
Load on the station every day
’85 percent passengers from Delhi and 15 percent NCR
‘400 trains arrive every day and 4.26 lakh passengers arrive at the station
‘Per day Ajmeri Gate is 68 percent and Paharganj carries 32 percent burden.
‘In 2020, 60 percent by bus and metro, 25 percent by auto, taxi and rickshaw, two-wheeler and the car is 9.5 percent and bicycle and pedestrian is 5.5 percent.
Parking will be ready for public vehicles
Parking is the biggest problem around the New Delhi railway station. New parking lots will be developed to overcome the problem. At present all the trains stand on the main road. New parking is proposed at Ajmeri Gate and Paharganj. According to the government’s plan, there will be 51 buses parking at Ajmeri Gate. In addition, there will be parking of 900 private vehicles. Similarly, there will be 40 buses and 600 private vehicle parking at the Paharganj site.