Indian Railways has approved ₹700 crore for the redevelopment of the Secunderabad railway station. Union Tourism Minister G Kishan Reddy informed that the railway station would be upgraded and developed to match global standards and the plan is to provide ultra-modern facilities with a vision to suit the emerging requirements of passengers up to the next 40 years.
The station's upgradation includes building the newest passenger amenities, modern architecture, modern technology and comfortable facilities for all travelers. The redevelopment works will be undertaken in 3 phases, the first phase work will be completed in 16 months, second in 28 months and in the third phase the work will be completed in 36 months. The new station building will have 26 lifts, 32 escalators and several travelators for easy movement of passengers in the station. The new station building would come up at the North-side with G 3 floors and South-side building with G 3 floors and a double storey sky concourse. The new design of the station would ensure seamless movement of passengers from one mode to another with separate entry and exit blocks for the convenience of the passengers.