In a large increase for railway infrastructure in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi right this moment devoted Kosi Rail Mahasetu, a long-awaited dream of individuals within the area. The Prime Minister made the watershed announcement in a video convention that was attended by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. PM Modi additionally inaugurated 12 rail initiatives associated to passenger amenities. “Bharatiya Rail ko Naye Bharat ki Aaknshaon aur Aatmnirbhar Bharat ki Apekoshaon Par Khade Hone Layak Banaya Jaa Rha Hai (Indian Railways is taking giant strides towards Aatm Nirbhar Bharat),” PM Modi mentioned throughout his speech.
The 12 rail initiatives additionally embrace a brand new rail bridge on river Kiul. Kiul junction is a serious cease within the Delhi-Howrah main-rail line and connects a number of cities in Bihar. Two new railway traces, 5 electrification initiatives, one Electric Locomotive Shed and third Line Project between Barh-Bakhtiyarpur was additionally introduced.
These initiatives are seemingly to supply large infra increase and generate employment within the state which has seen 1000’s of migrants return to their dwelling state in the course of the pandemic.
However, the actual BIG announcement of right this moment was the Kosi Rail Mahasetu. A mega rail bridge over Kosi is a long-standing demand of the folks within the area.
The area has been searching for a bridge for nearly 100 years. In 1887, a meter gauge rail hyperlink between Nirmali and Bhaptiahi (Saraigarh) was washed away within the Kosi floods. Since then a number of makes an attempt to begin a brand new rail-line have been stalled because of technical issues primarily as a result of challenges of nature of the Kosi river that modifications its route.
Highlights of Key Rail Projects introduced by PM Modi in Bihar
- Kosi Rail Mahasetu
- A new railway bridge on the Kiul River
- Two new railway traces – Hajipur-Ghoswar-Vaishali and Islampur-Nateshar
- 5 Electrification initiatives
- Electric Locomotive Shed at Barauni
- third Line Project between Barh-Bakhtiyarpur.
- Karnauti-Bakhtiyarpur hyperlink bypass
- Railway Electrification initiatives of Muzaffarpur – Sitamarhi, Katihar–New Jalpaiguri, Samastipur-Darbhanga-Jaynagar, Samastipur-Khagaria, Bhagalpur-Shivnarayanpur Sections.
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