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Posted: Sep 18 (13:19)
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New Delhi: Fulfilling the 86-year-old dream, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the strategically important Kosi Rail Mega Bridge in Bihar along the India-Nepal border through video conference on Friday. The 1.9 kilometres long, Kosi Mega Bridge was constructed at a cost of Rs 516 crore. The project was sanctioned in 2003-04.
While inaugurating several railway projects, the prime minister said that the "projects worth Rs 3000 crores, will not only strengthen Bihar's rail network but also strengthen West Bengal and eastern India's rail connectivity."