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Udaipur mapped with the new Broad Gauge network

By Our Correspondent

Agartala, 24 Jan, 2017 :: Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurate a 44.76-km new railway line to connect Agartala with Udaipur. And thus, the way Udaipur a small Southern city finally mapped with Broad Gauge network after a long wait.



Prabhu flag off the first passenger train service in between Agartala and Udaipur by video conferencing from new Delhi.



on this occasion minister also said that the Agartala-Udaipur railway track, which is being extended up to Sabroom, the southernmost town of the state near Bangladesh, would be completed by 2019. Sabroom is just 75 kms from the Chittagong international sea port in Bangladesh.



The Railway Minister also informed that a nodal officer of the Railway Board would be appointed in Tripura for coordinating with the state government to expedite the ongoing projects. Sources in the Northeast Frontier Railway said that the NFR had invested over Rs 1,000 crore to extend the 44.76-km railway line up to Udaipur.


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