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Deal signed over dual gauge rail line construction on Dhk-N’ganj route

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Deal signed over dual gauge rail line construction on Dhk-N’ganj route

The government has signed a deal with a Chinese firm to construct various infrastructures of a dual gauge rail line alongside the existing meter gauge rail line on Dhaka-Narayanganj route (from Gendaria to Narayanganj).

Under the deal, the Chinese company will construct embankment, track, platform, shade, level crossing gate, station bhaban and other related infrastructures of the project.

Kazi M Rafiqul Alam, additional director general of Bangladesh Railway and Zhang Peiliang, commercial manager of Power Construction Corporation of China, signed the agreement from their respective sides at a ceremony at Bangladesh Rail Bhaban in the city on Monday.

Railway Minister Mazibul Hoque was present on the occasion.

Talking to reporters, the minister said train speed will increase and more people will be able to travel on the route after the implementation of the project.unb

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