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 two neighbouring countries.
The project, to be implement by the Railways, includes gauge 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.
Railways to Construct 70-Km Rail Line in Nepal
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