New CoochBehar: Railway Minister
Mamata Banerjee on Saturday laid the foundation stone of Rail
Electronics Signalling component unit here and also flagged
off the New CoochBehar-Malda Town DEMU train.
Banerjee said a sum of Rs 127 crore has been earmarked
for the Rail Electronics Signalling component unit which would
be set up here.
She said the New CoochBehar-Malda Town DEMU train
would be of immense help to the people of CoochBehar,
Jalpaiguri and Malda districts.
The railway minister said as per the demand of the
people of CoochBehar district, the Guwahati-New Delhi Garib
Rath would have a halt at New CoochBehar station.
She also said that work on the New Maynaguri-Jogbani
railway line would be completed soon.
Union Minister of state for Shipping Mukul Roy was
also present on the occasion.
After the function here, Banerjee left for Siliguri
and Jalpaiguri where should flag off three long distance mail/
express trains New Jalpaiguri-Amritsar weekly express, New
Jalpaiguri-Chennai central weekly express and
New Jalpaiguri-Darbhanga weekly express.
She would dedicate upgradation of wagon maintenance
and stabling facility at New Jalpaguri.