Major Upgradation of Gorakhpur Railway Station, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

Rutuja Kedare Sep 29, 2023 0

This project envisages the redevelopment of Gorakhpur Railway Station in Uttar Pradesh State.

Overview of the Project:

The North Eastern Railway (NER) is upgrading Gorakhpur Railway Station in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, aiming to create a world-class facility that blends legacy features with cutting-edge amenities and technologies.

This ambitious project encompasses the construction of station buildings on the northeast and southwest sides, as well as the development of a multi-level car parking facility with a budget hotel, commercial spaces, a departure air concourse, foot overbridges equipped with ramps and roofing, surface parking, and various other facilities to ensure a seamless passenger experience.

The land area covered by the project is 98.20 acres, with a total built-up area of 610,410 SqFt. The estimated construction cost of the project is 465 INR crore. Arinem Consultancy Services Private Limited is serving as the DPR, Masterplanning consultant for this redevelopment project. 

As of September 2023, the tender floated for the selection of an EPC contractor is under the technical bid evaluation stage.

Skylight provision in Concourse canopy for natural daylighting

Project details:

Name of the ProjectNER Redevelopment of Railway Station, Gorakhpur
Latitude, Longitude26.759668, 83.381836
Latest StatusPre-Construction
As of September 2023, the tender floated for the selection of an EPC contractor is under the technical bid evaluation stage.
LocationGorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
Land Area (Acres)98.20 Acres
Construction Area (in SqFt)610,410 SqFt
Construction Cost (INR-Crore)465 INR-Crore
Description The upgradation involves:

Station Building (Platform-1 Side):
Ground Floor + 2 Upper Floors
Station Building (Platform-9 Side): Ground Floor + 2 Upper Floors
MLCP with a Budget Hotel: Ground Floor + 1 Upper Floor
MLCP with commercial: Ground Floor + 1 Upper Floor
Air Concourse 
New Arrival FoBs
Surface parking, Pick-up / Drop-off areas
Building use Transport Infrastructure
Construction start2023
Project completion (Estimated timeline)2026

Design Inspiration

The redevelopment project will showcase the city’s cultural heritage and provide a stunning view of the revered Gorakhnath Temple. The revamped Gorakhpur Railway Station will feature an impressive roof plaza positioned above the platforms, cleverly enabling trains to run below while visitors can enjoy a captivating retail and culinary experience above.

Front building – Entrance view


Arinem Consultancy Services Private Limited

ARINEM, a design studio, began its journey in 1995 under the leadership of experienced directors with the name “Architect’s Plus.” It offers consultancy services for architecture, interior design, infrastructure, engineering, and management. The studio has primarily focused on community development, emphasizing innovative structural and service planning for the best utilization of money.

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