Salem Junction gets a new facelift at the cost of 24 Crores.

Station Re Development - Salem Junction 

Adding vision to the flagship project of Ministry of Railways, Station development works at 6 stations viz.Chennai Egmore, Madurai, Salem, Palakkad, Kottayam and Tiruchchirappalli at a total cost of 109.55 crores is in progress, As a part of Station redevelopment Salem Junction gets a new facelift at the cost of 24 Crores. This development is being done at Phased manner
Approximately 5 Crore has been spent for improvement of Station façade This new façade has Contemporary look to the station building. The landscaping area has been increased and the height of the compounds has been reduced to prevent pasting of posters on them.  Separate lane are provided for buses, commercial vehicle such as taxis and auto and there was lane for private vehicles, Smooth traffic flow has been ensured in part of the first phase.

  • New area has been provided for App based car services near the existing Vehicle parking stand.
  • As a new initiative Vertical garden has been provided at Circulating area.
  • In addition to this LED backlit Passenger Amenity board and to assist Visually challenged persons Braille boards has been fixed at all amenities over Station.

At present all the important train services has been dealt at Platform No.1  towards Erode and Platform No. 3 & 4 for both directions and some of Train services were dealt at Platform No. 5. For the benefit of Passengers, Division has done the following improvements on Platform No.5.

  • Modified Platform shelter: A new design has been planned to provide cover over complete platform.
  • Toilet block: Toilets block and Urinals at the both end of Platform
  • Additional Catering stall
  • Lift and Escalator connecting other platforms

Tricolour lighting arrangements were made for façade building. Custom made façade lighting arrangements have been made to illuminate the station building as per the occasion. During the day of National importance such Independence day and republic day, the building is lit up in National tricolor. 

Salem Junction - Daytime view

Salem Junction - Night view