Indian Cabinet Spproves new Mau-Tarighat Railway Line

India’s cabinet committee on economic affairs has approved the construction of a new 51km broad-gauge line that will connect Mau in Uttar Pradesh and Tarighat in Bihar.

Indian Cabinet Spproves new Mau-Tarighat Railway Line
June 5, 2016 2:28 pm

The proposed railway line will be built at a cost of around INR17.65bn ($261.6m) and the completion cost is expected to be INR21.09bn ($312.5m) with 5% escalation every year.

The line will provide an alternative and shorter route to the area, serving trains running between Howrah in West Bengal and New Delhi.

Construction will not only provide a connection to Allahabad-Patna double-line electrified section, but also decongest the Allahabad-Mugalsarai-Patna route particularly around Mugalsarai yard, the committee said.

The project is anticipated to be completed over the next six years during twelth and thirteenth plan period.

According to a statement posted by the Union Cabinet Committee, the new line will provide an alternative route that connects Northern and East Central via North Eastern Railway.

In a separate development, the Union Cabinet also approved the proposal to extend metro rail line from Washermanpet to Wimco Nagar in the city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The proposed 9.05km-long line will see an investment of around INR37.7bn ($558.6m). is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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