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BASAR RAILWAY STATION






                



Basar or Basara is a census town in Nirmal district in the state of Telangana, India, 34 kilometres from Nizamabad



It is located on the banks of River Godavari and is famous for its Saraswathi temple in India. This temple is one of the very few temples of Goddess Saraswati in South India. The Gnana Saraswati Temple, Basar is a temple of Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of Knowledge and Learning. Children are brought here to do the learning ceremony called Akshara Abyasam (means "initiation into education").


Basar (Railway Station Code: BSX) is a railway station under Hyderabad Division of South Central Railway(SCR). It is the last Telangana station on the Secunderabad-Manmad line. The next station Dharmabad, lies in Maharashtra. The town of Basar is connected to Nizamabad, Hyderabad, Nanded, Aurangabad and Mumbai.


The Gnana Saraswati Temple, Basar is a temple of Saraswati, the Hindu Goddess of Knowledge and Learning. Children are brought here to do the learning ceremony called Akshara Abyasam (means "Initiation of Education").



The town got Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, a state university offering engineering courses that was established in 2008.



BASAR station is Non-Suburban Grade-4 (NSG-4)



Line(s)     :          1. Nizamabad–Manmad section




Platforms     :     2 nos.



Passengers     :     3,000 (approximately per day)





Stopping Trains:



Type of Service

No. of Trains

Train Nos.

Express Trains: Daily

4

17058/17057, 17064/17063, 17405/17406.

Express Trains: Non-Daily

10

17639/17640, 17641/17642, 12753/12754, 12755/12756 17213/17214, 17020/17019, 16003/16004, 11206/11205

17418/17417, 17232/17231

Passenger Trains

12

57593/57594, 57563/57564, 57557/57558,

57561/57562, 51433/51434, 51422/51421

Passing through express trains

12

16733/16734, 12720/12719, 12765/12766,

19713/19714, 18504/18503, 19301/ 19302




Booking Counters          :     1



Reservation Counters          :     1 (08:00-18:00 hrs.)



Sl. No.

Type of Amenity

Availablity

1

Booking Facility

1 PRS Cum UTS Counter

2

Drinking Water

PF 1–24 nos.+1 Water Vending machine PF 2–20 nos.+ 1 Water Vending machine

3

Waiting Hall

281 Sqm

4

No. of Seats

PF 1 – 175 nos., PF 2 – 100 nos.

5

Platform shelter

PF 1–781Sqm, PF 2–370.5 Sqm

6

Urinals

6 nos.

7

Latrines

6 nos.

8

No. of PFs & Level

2 nos. and both are High Level

9

Lighting

PF 1 – 17 nos., PF 2 – 8 nos.

10

Fans

PF 1 – 8 nos., PF 2 – 5 nos.

11

Foot Over Bridge

1

12

Time table board

2 nos.

13

Clock

3 nos.

14

Water Cooler

PF 1 – 2 nos., PF 2 -2 nos.

15

PA System/ Computer based Announcement

Yes

16

Signage (Standardised)

Yes

17

Parking cum Circulatory Area with Lights

2000 Sqm

18

Electronic Train Indicator Board

Yes

19

PF length

PF 1 – 555 m, PF 2 – 555 m

20

PF surface

Cement Concrete

21

Wheel Chair

1

22

Retiring Room

2 Double Bed Rooms

1 Ten bedded dormitory

23

Waiting Room (with Bathing Facilities)

Upper Class

Second Class

Separate for Ladies

(combined for Upper and Second Class)

42 Sqm

42 Sqm

30 Sqm

24

Cloak Room

Yes

25

Refreshment Room

1

26

Touch Screen Enquiry System

1 POET

27

Pay & Use toilets on Platforms and Circulating area

1

28

Train Coach Indication System

Yes

29

Facelift of station building including façade

Yes

30

Card bases Automatic Tkt Vending machines

02 nos.

31

Standrad Ramp

Yes

32

Non Slippery walkway from Parking lot the stn Building

Yes

33

May I Help You Counter

Yes





Bus Route - connectivity:



There is a bus terminal in front of the Railways station (300 mtrs. away) It is well connected to all the parts of the city.




Existing method of Cleanliness:


As per NGT directives on Environmental management System, this station is certified ISO-14001:2015 certification

BASAR station cleaning has been outsourced and cleaning is done round the clock in three shifts at all platforms, waiting halls, concourse, circulating areas etc.

Cleanliness and segregation is being done regularly and waste is being disposed through contractual agencies.

cleanliness staff is being ensured all statutory provisions of Labour laws like minimum wages, PF, ESIC, periodic rest, uniforms etc. are being followed.

All the Plat forms are covered under cleaning contract and waste generated is being disposed to municipal agencies.

The stainless steel twin dust bins with segregation are provided for biodegradable and Non-biodegradable wastes on all platforms, waiting halls, concourse, circulating areas



Solid waste management:


The solid waste at BASAR Railway station is being segregated at source itself by provision of bifurcated collection of Biodegradable waste and Non-biodegradable waste through 20 numbers of dust bins on all the three platforms.

The segregated waste in the dust bins is monitored thoroughly for getting filled up and being shifted to master dust bin and transported through lorry to the location provided by Municipality

Wet and Dry (Green & Blue Colour coded) dustbins have been provided.

The segregated waste is collected in eco-friendly polythene covers and closed before these are shifted to central dump yard.



Verifiable Indicators:


Water Audit was conducted periodically.

Energy Audit was conducted periodically

To upkeep the cleanliness of station, Anti-littering drives are being thoroughly conducted and offenders are being penalized as per the guide lines

Creating cleanliness awareness in passengers, the video displays are being done at station using Public Address System, via TV/Audio systems.

Also Musical jingles are being played in the PA system frequently to educate the railway passengers on platform

Swachh Bharath Programmes are being organized throughout the year.



Action plan for improving Cleanliness: 


A Taskforce comprising of Railway officials of various departments have been organized to monitor and supervise open defecation in and around railway premises.

All the encroachments have been removed and station is free from encroachment.

Monitoring mechanism is already available for avoiding encroachments under Railway act 1985, PPE Act–1971 with the help of state government authorities and is being monitored regularly.

Polluters and Litterers are being penalized by RPF and Commercial department regularly.

Passengers’ awareness board is provided regarding penalty against littering in Railway premises apart from providing dustbins.

To remove the existing encroachment under Railway act, 1989 and PPE act, 1971 with the help of state Govt. authorities and police for which they are being pursued regularly.



Comments and Suggestions by Passengers/Public:


The passengers/ public can communicate the comments and suggestions through the following means.



A link has been provided in SCR official website for registering all grievances and suggestions with regard to cleanliness and hygiene issues.



At RailMadad portal - Registration form



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Source : South Central Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 18-12-2019  


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