Ayodhya railway station to be known as ‘Ayodhya Dham’ – Times of India

Ayodhya railway station to be known as ‘Ayodhya Dham’ - Times of India

New Delhi: Ayodhya Central Railway Station will now be known as “Ayodhya Dham”. The completely renovated station will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi Senior railway officials said on Saturday.
Currently, there are nine railway stations with “Dham” attached to their names and five of them are in Uttar Pradesh. Any station name change proposal comes from the state government and the Center usually approves them, sources said. Ayodhya DhamAn official said.
Stations that have been renamed by connecting dhams include Nabadweep Dham in West Bengal, Chaturkat Dham and Maa Barahi Devi Dham in UP, and Vidyapati Dham in Bihar.
The Ayodhya Dham station will have lifts, escalators, a tourist information center and medical facilities to cater to the demand of tourists. It is estimated that around 50,000-60,000 people will visit Ayodhya every day. The renovated station also has murals of Lord Rama.
The Prime Minister will also flag off one Vande Bharat train (Ayodhya-Delhi) and one Amrit Bharat train (Ayodhya-Sitamarhi) on Saturday, railway officials said. It will virtually flag off five more Vande Bharat trains on the Vishnu Devi-New Delhi, Jalna-Mumbai, Coimbatore-Bangalore, Amritsar-Delhi, and Mangaluru-Madgaon routes. Another non-AC Amrit Bharat train will also be flagged and run on the Bangalore-Malda route.

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