To accommodate longer trains i.e. 24+1 coaches at the stations, Indian railways is extending the platforms at Nanjangud Town/NTW, Ashokapuram/AP and Chamarajanagar/CMNR railway stations.
As per the plan, Platforms at the following stations will be extended to accommodate 24+1 coaches trains.
- Nanjangud Town/NTW station platform number 2 & 3
- Ashokapuram/AP station platform number 1, 2 & 3
- Chamarajanagar/CMNR station platform number 1
Replacement of Auto Announcement System
Apart from these works, railways have planned to replace the Auto Announcement System at Ashokapuram/AP, Kadakola/KDO, Nanjangud Town/NTW and Chamarajapuram/CMJ stations. The Auto Announcement System is also planned for replacement at these stations namely, Srirangapatna/S, Pandavapura/PANP, Byadgi/BYD, Chikjajur/JRU, Tarikere/TKE, Krishnarajanagar/KRNR and Hole Narsipur/HLN.
Tenders have already been floated for the above works with a target completion period of twelve months for platform extensions and six months for the replacement of the Auto Announcement System.