The most beautiful stations of Railways of India: Recently, at a railroad station, the beautification competition organized by Piyush Goyal led the Indian railways, Chandrapur and the Ballarshah train stations in Maharashtra became the “most beautiful railway stations” “by securing the first position. According to the spokesperson of the Chief of Central Railways, Sunil Udasi, both railway stations were first awarded among 62 entries of 11 zones of the national carrier. He also affirmed that the beautification of both railway stations, which are under the Nagpur division of Central Railway, will bring smile and relief to the passengers from the fatiguing long-distance trip. The measure will also help boost tourism and generate employment in the region, he added.
To make these stations beautiful, fiber casting, which is both effective and more durable, has been used in relief work and round sculptures. In places that the artists could not reach, the drawings were made and printed on vinyl sheets. To create a kind of forest atmosphere, the facilities were made of metal, fiber, structures made of iron, Siporex stone. Interestingly, the wood has been used in places where the work had to be done in different layers. For wall paintings, oil and acrylic have been used and for children, cartoons have been added as a special attraction.
The Madhubani railway station, which is located under the Samastipur division of ECR in Bihar, has been decorated with Madhubani paintings. (image tweeted by Piyush Goyal)
The second prize was awarded to the railway station of Madurai, under Southern Railway and Madhubani railway station, under East Central Railway (ECR). To beautify itself, the Madurai train station showed popular scenes of Tamil Nadu’s local culture on its walls. According to Rajesh Kumar, head of public relations at the ECR, the Madhubani railway station, which is under the ECR division of Samastipur in Bihar, has been decorated with Madhubani paintings to raise awareness among the people about the beauty and importance of this. artistic form of Bihar. He also said that around 9,414 square feet of the station’s walls have been decorated with more than 160 paintings, according to a TOI report.
Image of the Gandhidham station. The third prize was shared between three train stations, namely the Secundarabad station in Telangana, the Gandhidham station in Gujarat and the Kota station in Rajasthan.
Meanwhile, the third prize was shared between three train stations namely, the Secundarabad station in Telangana, the Gandhidham station in Gujarat and the Kota station in Rajasthan. Interestingly, the Secundarabad railway station has been decorated by the Cheriyal works of art. For the beautification competition of the railway station, Indian Railways set Rs 10 lakh for the first prize winner, Rs 5 lakh for the second prize winner and Rs 3 lakh for the third prize winner.