Indian Railways to build 70-km rail line in Nepal

Last Updated: Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 17:59

Darbhanga: Indian Railways will
execute a 70-km rail line project at an estimated cost of Rs
470 crore in Nepal as part of the move to strengthen ties
between the 2 neighbouring countries.

The project, to be implement by the Railways, includes
guage conversation between Jai Nagar (India) and Janakpur
(Nepal) spanning a distance of 30 km and laying a new
Janakpur-Bardivas line covering a distance of 40 km,
East-Central Railway General Manager K K Srivastava told
reporters here.

The Railway Ministry has given its nod for the project
and released Rs 10 crore as first installment for the purpose,
he said.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 17:59

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