On Feb 28, 2019, the foundation stone was laid by Mr. Suresh Angadi for the construction of the new Station Building at Belagavi.
Today MoSR Suresh Angadi inspected the works at the Station and said that the final deadline for the work to be completed is not March 2021. Earlier this date was November 2020 but due to the lockdown, the work could not be carried out.
The minister today said
2 Bus stops opposite the railway station should be built.
Pitline will come up after 2nd entry
New parking building will be converted as cargo facility
Also, he suggested the officers check the feasibility of installing a travelator (plain or flat Escalator).
Belagavi is an important Non-Suburban Grade—3 station with an average footfall of 15,000 per day located between Londa-Miraj section. The existing station building was constructed during 1887, about 130 years old on jack Arch roof with lime mortar.
Now a new energy-efficient building with modern amenities is being constructed at a cost of Rs.12 Cr. This is being done under the doubling of the Londa — Miraj section.
The station has been designed by noted architect Bakul Joshi from Belagavi.
The modern amenities being provided in New station building are :-
•Concourse for free movement of passengers
Modern booking counters
•Waiting hall for Ladies/Gents
In addition to the above, it is also planned to widen Platform Number 1 along with improvements to the surface and platform shelter.