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The Kamakhya railway station in Guwahati now has a waiting hall with a capacity to accommodate 120 passengers 
The Kamakhya railway station in Guwahati now has a waiting hall with a capacity to accommodate 120 passengers |EastMojo image
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Assam: Guwahati’s Kamakhya station gets a ‘world-class’ makeover

Junction located at Maligaon now features 10 retiring rooms with free Wi-Fi, AC and TV; waiting hall to accommodate 120; 10-bedded dorms each for men and women, etc

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Guwahati: Northeast Frontier (NF) Railway has refurbished one of the most populated junctions of Guwahati, the Kamakhya railway station, by adding more passenger amenities.

In a joint effort with the Union tourism ministry, NF Railway has added 10 retiring rooms with free Wi-Fi facilities, AC and TV set at the station, a press release issued by the railways said.

Digital display system, mobile charging points and provision for free drinking water  are some of the facilities being offered at the new waiting hall in Kamakhya railway station
Digital display system, mobile charging points and provision for free drinking water are some of the facilities being offered at the new waiting hall in Kamakhya railway station
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Also, 10-bedded dormitories each for women and men passengers have been constructed with TV sets, Wi-Fi facilities and AC.

Likewise, a waiting hall with a capacity to accommodate 120 passengers having digital display system, mobile charging points, AC, free Wi-Fi, separate male/female washrooms, drinking water, TV and feedback system has also been set up, besides a well-stocked cafeteria.

10-bedded dormitories each for women and men with TV set, Wi-Fi  and AC have been constructed
10-bedded dormitories each for women and men with TV set, Wi-Fi and AC have been constructed
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Further, construction of a cloak room and renovation of water booths and toilets is also underway.

The Kamakhya junction is becoming increasingly populous given the fact that now it has become the originating station for a number of trains like Northeast Express, Kamakhya-Anand Vihar Express, Kamakhya Yesvantpur Express, Kamakhya- LTT Express and several other mail/express and passenger trains.