Vijayawada Railway Station Earns IGBGC’s Green Railway Station Certification

Vijayawada Railway Station Earns IGBGC's Green Railway Station Certification
Vijayawada Railway Station Earns IGBGC's Green Railway Station Certification

In a significant development for the Indian railway network, Vijayawada Railway Station, located in the bustling city of Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, has been awarded the Green Railway Station Certification by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). This certification acknowledges the station’s exceptional efforts in promoting sustainability, energy efficiency, and environmental responsibility within its operations and facilities.

The IGBC’s Green Railway Station Certification is a highly sought-after recognition in India’s transportation sector. It evaluates railway stations on various environmental parameters, including energy conservation, water management, waste management, and the use of eco-friendly materials. Achieving this certification demonstrates a railway station’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and enhancing passenger comfort through eco-friendly measures.

Vijayawada Railway Station, one of the busiest and most significant railway hubs in South India, has taken several steps to earn this esteemed certification. The station has implemented energy-efficient lighting systems, water conservation measures, and waste segregation practices to minimize its impact on the environment. Additionally, the station premises have been adorned with greenery and landscaped areas to enhance the overall passenger experience.

The recognition of Vijayawada Railway Station as a Green Railway Station is not only a matter of pride for the railway authorities but also a testament to their dedication to sustainable practices. It aligns with the broader national and global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote eco-friendly transportation infrastructure.

Passengers and visitors to Vijayawada Railway Station can now expect a more sustainable and environmentally conscious experience while commuting or traveling through this vital railway junction. The station’s achievement sets a commendable example for other railway stations across the country to follow in their pursuit of greener and more sustainable transportation solutions.