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Apr 24 2017 (08:50)   Robbers snatch 25 sovereigns of gold jewellery from six passengers in Chennai-bound train

karbang~   152 news posts
Entry# 2249739   News Entry# 300588         Tags   Past Edits
VELLORE: Robbers snatched around 25 sovereigns of jewellery from six women passengers travelling on the Bangalore City - Chennai Central Mail (No 12658) in the early hours of Sunday.
The incident occurred around 1.15am when the train was nearing Paraiyur village. The area falls under Jolarpet railway police limit.
The unidentified robbers targeted women sleeping in S4, S6, S7 and S-8 coaches (sleeper class).
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robbers pulled the emergency chain and brought the train to a halt. They snatched chains from the women passengers and disappeared into the darkness.
They snatched six and a half sovereigns of gold jewellery from Kamatchi of Chennai, five sovereigns of jewellery of Saraswathi of Bengaluru, seven sovereigns of jewellery from Thaisa of Chennai, four sovereigns of jewellery from Meenakshmi of Bengaluru and one and half sovereigns each from Brindha and Sesakumari of Chennai. The worth of the stolen jewellery has been estimated at Rs 6 lakh.
Senior officers from the Government Railway Police (GRP) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF) visited the spot. They formed special teams to track down the robbers.
Though the GRP and the RPF have stepped up vigilance and deputed police personnel in trains, particularly in the midnight trains passing through Salem and Vellore, the robbers are striking at will.
On March 16 last year, a gang snatched 12 sovereigns of jewellery from four women passengers on the Mettupalayam-Chennai Nilgiri Express and 1.5 sovereign from a passenger travelling in the Mysore-Chennai Kaveri Express. The robbery took place at a signal point, which was about 2km from Katpadi Railway Junction. The gang stopped the trains after damaging the signal.

  
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Apr 25 2017 (11:34)
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A shocking incident on a train considered to be safe. Hope IR does something to prevent such kinds of thefts hereafter. I remember a similar kind of incident that happened in 12657 near JTJ.
  
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Apr 19 2017 (13:36)   People demand AC chair car in Kudla Express

karbang~   152 news posts
Entry# 2241964   News Entry# 300083         Tags   Past Edits
Activists have asked people to tweet Union minister for Railways with their request
Activists and people of Dakshina Kannada have requested the Railways to introduce one AC chair car coach in the recently introduced Kudla Express 16576/ 16575, Mangaluru Junction-Yesvantpur-Mangaluru Junction tri-weekly.
The train, which was recently flagged off by Railways minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, has 14 coaches comprising of seven second class chair car coaches, five general second class coaches and two second class luggage-cum-brakevan/disabled coaches.
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activists under the banner Railway Yatri Sangha Puttur have demanded an AC chair coach in the train.
Speaking to Bangalore Mirror, convenor of the sangha Dinesh Bhat said, “The new train announced till Mangaluru Central via the newly completed Shravana-belagola route does not have an AC chair car, which is essential. We are requesting people to tweet to the Union railway minister to provide the same in the train,” he said.
Bhat further said that initial response to the train has been lackluster as the train terminates at Mangaluru junction, which has connectivity issues with the nearby areas.
“Travel time may further be reduced if the department takes up various infrastructure works between Yesvantpur- Kunigal-Hassan-Sakleshpur section as well between Subrhamanya Road-Mangaluru to increase the speed limit.
Infrastructure works means increase in track carrying capacity, introduction of ultra-modern coaches, use of technology to improve the visibility in the Ghat curves and so on,” he said.
The railway officials, however, maintained that the response to the newly introduced train has been positive.

  
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Apr 19 2017 (15:02)
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Very genuine demand in this scorching summer
  
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Mar 21 2017 (08:39)   Construction work to connect Konkan Railway with Jaigarh port to start from March 25

karbang~   152 news posts
Entry# 2210635   News Entry# 297009         Tags   Past Edits
In a big boost to the finances of Konkan Railway, the actual construction work for connecting Konkan Railway to the nearby port of Jaigarh will commence from Saturday, March 25. Union Minister for Transport and Ports Nitin Gadkari, along with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, will lay the foundation stone for the 33.7 km long rail connectivity project.
The project calls for building a rail line from Jaigarh Port to Digni near KR's Ratnagiri station. The line will involve building six tunnels with a total length of 18.8 km. Speaking to DNA, Sanjay Gupta, the managing director of Konkan Railway Corporation Limited,said that the project is worth Rs.800 crores. Girish Karandikar, senior PRO of KR, confirmed that work would commence from Saturday.
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official from Chief Minister's office said that three hours have been reserved in the Chief Minister's schedule for this program, since it is one of the important infrastructure projects that will boost income for the Konkan Railway and also indirectly help the state. An official said that it would be a big boost for Konkan Railway income since instead of bringing the goods, namely oil, iron ore or other goods by loading trucks, they can be easily brought to Konkan Railway with the help of 55-odd wagons directly from the port to Digni station.
As per current estimates, the rail line can handle as much as 12 million tonnes per annum of cargo from the port to KR. Jaigarh Port plans to increase its capacity to 65 million tonnes per annum by 2020.
The line could be a boon for KR which, despite being one of the busiest passenger sections in the country, could do with a rise in freight traffic on its line. KR had missed having Mangalore Port as one of its freight hubs when the boundaries of the then under-construction line was redrawn in 1994. With Mangalore Port going to Southern Railway (SR), KR was left with a predominance of passenger trains.
The Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to execute the projects was incorporated as Jaigarh Digni Rail Limited on May 21, 2015, and the Memorandum of Understanding between this SPV and KR was signed on June 28, 2015, in the presence of CM Fadnavis and railway minister Suresh Prabhu.

  
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Mar 25 2017 (18:40)
💜💜 KR Queen कोंकणकन्या एक्सप्रेस 💜💜~   1350 blog posts
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Finally my native place also coming on KR map

  
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Mar 25 2017 (19:24)
karbang~   106 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Happy to know :)
  
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Mar 25 2017 (14:41)   06596/Devanahalli - Yesvantpur DEMU Special | KDGH/Kodigehalli (2 PFs)

karbang~   106 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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To Admin/s,
The YPR-CBP Special Passenger 06595/96 is not cancelled as per the info in IRI. I'm attaching the snapshot from trainenquiry.com, which shows that the train is in services till today (25 Mar 2017).
It is requested that the status of 06595/95 may please be updated in IRI
  
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Mar 25 2017 (08:29)   Q-Track opens for express trains from March 28

karbang~   152 news posts
Entry# 2210167   News Entry# 297514         Tags   Past Edits
Ratlam: The much awaited Q track near Ratlam will be operational for train traffic from March 28.
With the beginning of train movement on the newly laid track, it would not only provide direct rail link from Indore to Jaipur, Ajmer and many other big cities of Rajasthan, but also shorten distance between Indore and Delhi.
To mark the commencement of passenger train services on the Q track, a special train would be run from Indore to Ajmer extending the services of the present Ajmer-Ratlam express train. This express train will be a
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regular train from March 29 between Indore-Ajmer.
All India Passenger Amenities Committee member and railway expert Nagesh Namjoshi giving information about the programme of the flagging of the maiden service of the extended Indore-Ajmer express train said that Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu and Lok Sabha Speaker and Indore MP Sumitra Mahajan will flag off the train via video conferencing from the national capital.
The Q track was completed in August 2016 and since then it was awaiting clearance from Railway Board. After getting clearance from chief commissioner railway safety, the Q track became operational for goods trains, but passenger trains clearance was being awaited from the Railway Board.
Sources said that with the commencement of the passenger train services via Q track from Indore, Mandsaur, Neemuch and Rajasthan cities will be connected with Indore by shorter route of Fatehabad-Ratlam as in absence of track facility trains were going via Dewas-Ujjain to Rajasthan cities. Sources said that many trains are in pipelines on the new shorter route and summer special trains like train between Indore-Delhi via Jaipur may be announced in coming period to clear the summer rush.
Time table of the train
Train no. 19653 Indore-Ajmer, which will have 17 coaches including sleeper class and AC-III class, will depart from the city at 4.40am will reach Ratlam at 6.40am and Ajmer at 1.50pm. In return train no. 19654 will depart from a great pilgrimage of Muslim devotees Ajmer at 1.00 pm. It will reach Ratlam at 8.55pm and finally reach Indore at 22.50pm.
Stoppage of the train
The train will have stoppages from both side including-Nasirabad, Bijainagar, Sareri, Bhilwara, Hamirgarh, Gangrar, Chanderiya, Chittaurgarh, Shambhupur, Nimbahera, Jawad Road, Nimach, Malharagarh, Piplia, Mandsour, Dalauda, Dhodhar, Jaora, Namli, Ratlam, Fatehabad, Barnagar and Indore.

  
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Mar 25 2017 (11:32)
AurngabadPurnaAkolaNagpur~   670 blog posts   1 correct pred (20% accurate)
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इंदौर से अजमेर सुबह 4 की जगह 8 बजे के आस पास चालू होना चाहिए ,हम महाराष्ट्र के लोग राजस्थान जाने के लिए बस से इंदौर पहुचते है सुबह 6/7 के करीब वैसे ही आने का समय सुबह 1 की जगह सुबह 9/10 बजे होना चाहिए जिससे इंदौर जल्दी आ कर महाराष्ट्र के लिए बस पकड़ सके
  
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Mar 25 2017 (08:16)   Suresh Prabhu to inaugurate Yeshwantpur-Hassan train service

karbang~   152 news posts
Entry# 2209985   News Entry# 297510         Tags   Past Edits
The much awaited train service along the newly laid railway line between Bengaluru (Yeshwantpur) and Hassan will be inaugurated by Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhu at 11 am on Sunday. The introduction of Train Number 22679/22680, Yeshwantpur-Hassan-Yeshwantpur Daily Superfast Intercity Express, goes a long way in cutting down travel time for passengers who otherwise had to take trains via Mysuru to reach Hassan and onwards to Mangaluru.
While the inaugural special on Sunday will run from Yeshwantpur to Hassan with open timings, the regular service of this train will commence with effect from March 27. The train has stoppages at Chikkabanavara, Nelamangala, Kunigal, Yediyuru, BG Nagar, Sravanabelagola and Channarayapatna in both directions.
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Train No. 22680, Hassan-Yeshwantpur Daily Superfast Intercity Express departs Hassan at 6:30 am and reaches Yeshwantpur at 9.15 am. En route, the train arrives/departs Channarayapatna at 6:58/6:59 am., Shravanabelagola at 7:06/7:07 am, BG Nagar at 07:34/07:35 am, Yediyur at 07:47/07:48 am, Kunigal at 08:02/08:03 am, Nelamangala at 08:44/08:45 am., Chikkabanavara at 8:58/9:00 am.
In the return direction, Train No. 22679, Yeshwantpur-Hassan Daily Superfast Intercity Express departs Yeshwantpur at 6:15 pm and arrives at Hassan at 9 pm.
En route, the train arrives/departs Chikkabanavara at 6:24/6:25 pm, Nelamangala at 6:36/6:37 pm, Kunigal at 7:13/7:14 pm, Yediyuru at 7:28/7:29 pm, BG Nagar at 7:40/7:41 pm, Shravanabelagola at 8:09/8:10 pm, and Channarayapatna at 8:18/8:19 pm.
The train will have 14 coaches comprising of four Second Class Chair Car Coaches, eight Deendayalu Coaches and two Second Class Luggage-cum-Brakevan /Disabled Coaches.
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and Karnataka chief minister Siddarmaiah will particpated in the inaugural event.

  
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Mar 25 2017 (08:19)
karbang~   106 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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The journey time should be reduced by 30 to 45 minutes, and the train should be run in pairs at least five times a day in both directions

  
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Mar 25 2017 (09:03)
12752   958 blog posts   4 correct pred (80% accurate)
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It was already given a 63/64 average both sides...what else you are expecting ..and that too on a newly laid line...

  
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Mar 25 2017 (09:18)
Vote for Durg HumSafar Vs BSP Rajdhani^~   80669 blog posts   5098 correct pred (78% accurate)
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You want timings and speed like Gatimaan ?

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Mar 25 2017 (11:17)
Gajendra Sahu~   1363 blog posts   160 correct pred (81% accurate)
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already its avg speed is 64 .

  
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Mar 25 2017 (11:30)
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Any idea where is the inaugural function ? YPR or HAS ?

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Commentary/Human Interest
Mar 25 2017 (08:37)   93-year-old rail fan from Chennai releases fourth book on railways

karbang~   152 news posts
Entry# 2209997   News Entry# 297520         Tags   Past Edits
CHENNAI: S Venkataraman's visiting card says it all - Railwayman, 93 years, retired from service in June 1982, author of four books. The card then crams in the names of the books, the number of pages and the number of pictures, the biggest of them being 'Railways: The Beginning' at 534 pages.
There's no doubt Venkataraman is proud of his work, and there's not a reason in the world he shouldn't be. The nonagenarian has just published his fourth book - The Southern Mahratta (Goa) Railway "at 250 pages and 150 pictures", which details the history of each of the lines of this route, how it was built by the Portuguese and handed to the British, the bridges, culverts and tunnels they
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passed and the cost to maintain. Venkataraman, who was 91 when he began researching the track, has taken a series of pictures at each of the railway stations along the route with tidbits on their current state. The book, says Venkataraman, who lives next to Mylapore Railway Station, a place he likes to visit almost every day, has spurred him on to write his fifth book on Puducherry Railway history.
"I started writing at the age of 88, when my wife died," says Venkataraman, who hopped on to his first train - from Madras to Vijaywada -- in the 1920s. As a child of five, he was captivated by what he saw, and then joined the Railways as a materials manager in 1942, right out of high school. "My wife was the writer more than me... she even had a PhD, and so writing is my way of honouring her," says Venkataraman
While Venkataraman's books are more of a collection of letters, contracts, and documents from the offices of the railways, dating back to the 1800s when the railways were first set up in India, the salaries of the employees, you also have lighter sections with information that tells you the history of railway catering in India (you learn for instance, that Quaker oats was on the breakfast menu and mutton chops and fried fish a staple at lunch time).
Now, onto his fifth book, Venkataraman is being aided by a team of two -- his nephew and a secretary, so he can slip in and out of his home evading the watchful eye of his son who has forbidden him from travelling by himself to Puducherry. "So I just lie and say I am off to the market and then get my nephew to take a detour to Puducherry.," he says.

  
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Mar 25 2017 (08:40)
karbang~   106 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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A 93 year "young" Rail fan.
Awesome. We need such inspirations here
  
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Mar 25 2017 (08:24)   Tripura to have three railway links with Bangladesh, says Indian minister

karbang~   152 news posts
Entry# 2209987   News Entry# 297511         Tags   Past Edits
He was speaking to reporters after a review meeting with Railways officials in presence of Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on the ongoing and pending issues of railways in the state.
“Tripura is going to have three railway links with Bangladesh, said Gohain , detailing them.
* The Agartala-Akhwara elevated railway link
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and can be connected to Chittagong easily
* The third is via Sabroom
"Our railway is reaching upto Sabroom, from where Chittagong is only 60 kms” he said.
The railway connectivity between Belonia and Feni (in Bangladesh) will help us explore the possibility of connecting Tripura with Chittagong sea port in the near future, Gohain said.
He said that the India Railway is exploring the possibility of another trans-nation rail link between Tripura’s Khowai district to Sayestaganj in Hobiganj district of Bangladesh.
Gohain said that both Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy and Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, in separate meetings with him had urged to expedite the ongoing Railway projects in the state.
Both of them also requested the Centre to introduce a Rajdhani Express from here, he said.

  
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Mar 25 2017 (08:26)
karbang~   106 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Tripura is going to have at least three railway links with Bangladesh and there is proposal for another new link, India's junior Railways Minister Rajen Gohain on Thursday.
  
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Mar 24 2017 (14:59)   Expansion of Indian Railway network need of the hour, says Suresh Prabhu

karbang~   152 news posts
Entry# 2209350   News Entry# 297442         Tags   Past Edits
Congestion of rail network is posing a serious bottleneck for traffic growth and the need of the hour is expansion of the network with investment, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said today. Addressing All-India Management Association conference here, the minister said there was “infrastructure deficiency” in railways. Blaming years of low investment in rail sector for the current bottleneck, he said, “We are suffering from the past mistakes. Today’s problem in railways is because of the past practices.” Currently all major trunk routes are facing heavy congestion, restricting the movement of goods and passenger trains. “Today 17 per cent of the total rail route is handling 60 per cent of the total traffic load. Some of our lines are using 100 per cent capacity,” he said and added “That is why we have undertaken a massive task of rail expansion like laying new lines and doubling.”
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said investment is railways would have a multiplier effect on the economy. “When we lay new lines we need steel. If we construct, then cement industry would grow. For safety upgradation, signalling and telecom sector would get a boost. So any investment in rail sector would leads to growth in economy,” he said. Referring to changes in railways, he said now complaints are being addressed instantly as one can get it registered quickly through social networking site.”Passengers encountering any kind of problem can be tackled in real time basis. Whether it is cleaning issue or catering or TTE asking for bribe, one can seek redressal instantly,” Prabhu said.
HomeIndia news Expansion of Indian Railway network need of the hour, says Suresh Prabhu
Expansion of Indian Railway network need of the hour, says Suresh Prabhu
"Today 17 per cent of the total rail route is handling 60 per cent of the total traffic load. Some of our lines are using 100 per cent capacity," he said and added "That is why we have undertaken a massive task of rail expansion like laying new lines and doubling."
By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: March 23, 2017 4:50 PM
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Congestion of rail network is posing a serious bottleneck for traffic growth and the need of the hour is expansion of the network with investment, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said today. Addressing All-India Management Association conference here, the minister said there was “infrastructure deficiency” in railways. Blaming years of low investment in rail sector for the current bottleneck, he said, “We are suffering from the past mistakes. Today’s problem in railways is because of the past practices.” Currently all major trunk routes are facing heavy congestion, restricting the movement of goods and passenger trains. “Today 17 per cent of the total rail route is handling 60 per cent of the total traffic load. Some of our lines are using 100 per cent capacity,” he said and added “That is why we have undertaken a massive task of rail expansion like laying new lines and doubling.”
He said investment is railways would have a multiplier effect on the economy. “When we lay new lines we need steel. If we construct, then cement industry would grow. For safety upgradation, signalling and telecom sector would get a boost. So any investment in rail sector would leads to growth in economy,” he said. Referring to changes in railways, he said now complaints are being addressed instantly as one can get it registered quickly through social networking site.”Passengers encountering any kind of problem can be tackled in real time basis. Whether it is cleaning issue or catering or TTE asking for bribe, one can seek redressal instantly,” Prabhu said.
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Railways are encouraging people to post their travel-related woes on social networking site as a dedicated staff is monitoring these sites round-the-clock. Prabhu also mentioned the ongoing accounting reforms in railways and said, “We are shifting towards outcome-oriented accounting system now”.

  
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srinivasvasanthi~   3789 blog posts   13 correct pred (50% accurate)
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Our RM and RB should be first effectively so many under utilized sections in our Railway system's
.If the under utilized sections are properly utilized, the existing congestion in major sections are relieved.
Example. In SR::: 1)Trichy - Karaikkudi - Manamadurai - Virudhunagar .
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All the IR sections should be effectively utilized above 80 %.

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Mar 24 2017 (14:56)   India to conduct survey for new rail line to Bangladesh

karbang~   152 news posts
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Agartala: The Railway Ministry is exploring the possibility of connecting Tripura with Bangladesh from three sides, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said on Thursday.
New Delhi will carry out a survey to lay one more new railway line between India and Bangladesh to access the Chittagong international sea port and ease connectivity with the landlocked northeast region, a minister said.
“Indian railway would soon conduct a survey to obtain basic details to lay a 125-km new railway line from southern Tripura’s border town Belonia to Chittagong international sea port in (southeast)
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Bangladesh,” Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain told reporters.
“Of the 125-km line, five km falls in India and the rest in Bangladesh. The proposed railway line via (Bangladesh’s) Feni town aims to access the Chittagong international sea port for the benefit of the mountainous northeast India,” Gohain said.
After meeting Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy and Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, the minister said New Delhi is now in consultation with Bangladesh to finalise the modalities of the survey.
The Belonia-Chittagong proposed railway line would be the second railway project in northeast India connecting Bangladesh after the Agartala-Akhaura railway line.
The minister, who came here on Wednesday and visited various under-construction railway projects in Tripura, said the actual work for the 15-km-long Agartala-Akhaura railway line would start from May this year and would be completed within 30 months.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and Bangladesh Rail Minister Majibul Haque jointly laid the foundation stone here on July 31 last year for the Rs 973-crore Agartala-Akhaura railway project.
Gohain said the government-owned Indian Railway Construction Company (IRCON) would lay the 5-km railway track on the Indian side (in Tripura) while the remaining 10 km on the Bangladesh side would be laid by the Bangladesh railway.
However, IRCON would be project management consultant of the Bangladesh railway board.
The minister said the 1,613-km mountainous distance between Agartala and Kolkata via Guwahati-New Jalpaiguri-Kishanganj (Bihar)-Malda would be reduced to 514 km through Bangladesh once the Agartala-Akhaura rail track is established.
Currently, India and Bangladesh have four rail links with West Bengal.
According to the official, 123.5 acres of land, including 56.5 acres in India, will be acquired to execute the project to facilitate carriage of goods to and from both countries.
The Agartala-Akhaura railway project, which was sanctioned in the 2012-13 railway budget, would be part of the Trans-Asian Railway network and provide a much shorter connectivity from northeastern states to Kolkata via Bangladesh.
The Indian government would bear the entire expenditure of the project, which also figured during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina during his visit to Dhaka in June 2015.
Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) General Manager (Construction) H.K. Jaggi said the Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) Ministry has released funds to the Tripura government to acquire land in Tripura and the land acquisition would be completed by April.
“The land acquisition would also be completed in Bangladesh by July this year,” said Jaggi, who accompanied the minister.
The existing railway line from Guwahati passes through Lumding in Nagaon district (in central Assam) and southern Assam connecting Agartala and parts of Manipur and Mizoram with the rest of the country.
Gohain said New Delhi was keen to establish the Railway link which will connect West Bengal and Tripura through Bangladesh.
The Agartala-Akhaura railway route will connect Indian Railways with Bangladesh Railways to improve connectivity and boost trade between the two countries.
The neighbouring country had agreed to lay the tracks between Akhaura and Agartala during Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s visit to New Delhi in January 2010.

  
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Mar 24 2017 (14:57)
karbang~   106 blog posts   1 correct pred (100% accurate)
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Agartala-Akhaura railway route will connect India with Bangladesh Railways

  
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बरौनी लखनऊ एक्सप्रेस   8480 blog posts   119 correct pred (74% accurate)
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  • Entry# 2165159
    Feb 15 2017 (09:53AM)


    A minor update, but may impact many members: Hereafter, FMs will be able to delete invalid Red Flags on Imaginary trains. Red Flags can be removed by FMs, only against specific complaints filed against the blog. This does not give all members the right to complain against EVERY single red flag they...
  • Entry# 2155798
    Feb 08 2017 (11:40AM)


    -@all members: As of recently, there has been a trend whereby minor name updates of Trains/Stations - whether such and such regional name should be there or not, whether the train should be called "Abc Express" or "Abc Superfast Express", etc. are threatening to take over the majority of Timeline entries. Also,...
  • Entry# 2147631
    Feb 01 2017 (11:05AM)


    A new experimental feature is being introduced called BotD - "Blog of the Day". The rules are: . 1. Replies are not eligible - only the Top Blog. 2. ONLY Blogs posted today (the day of the vote) are eligible. 3. Every member has ONE vote. In the course of the day, you may keep...
  • Entry# 2136570
    Jan 23 2017 (12:25AM)


    Several new features have been introduced recently to the Forum, and we are forever striving to make Member experience here more productive and satisfying. With the recent introduction and success of the new FM System, it has been observed that small groups of highly involved and enthusiastic members are far more...
  • Entry# 2134907
    Jan 21 2017 (02:46PM)


    It has been over 2 weeks since the appointment of the current batch of FMs and 750 Complaints have been handled so far. It gives me immense pleasure in congratulating them for running the team diligently, professionally, competently and above all, without a shred of controversy or bias. The FM position...
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