Mughalsarai Junction was on Sunday renamed as Deen Dayal Upadhyaya railway station with BJP president Amit Shah, Union Railway minister Piyush Goel and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath flagging off a passenger train and a goods train with an all-women crew.
BJP president #AmitShah inaugurates new Deen Dayal Upadhyaya railway station, which was earlier known as #Mughalsarai. Union Minister Piyush Goyal & UP CM Yogi Adityanath, also present. pic.twitter.com/nrEaylgilP— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) August 5, 2018
The century-old station on the busy Delhi-Howrah route was given a saffron touch at places while signboards were put up to reflect the new station name.
Also, a smart yard project was also launched on Sunday by the three leaders to upgrade the yard at the station.
Union Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and other senior BJP leaders also attended the inaugural event.