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10 September, 2018 00:00 00 AM
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Hasina, Modi open new Indo-Bangla rail link today

BSS

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will jointly open Kulaura-Shah­bazpur Section Rehabi­litation and Akhaura-Agartala Dual Gauge Rail Connection through video conference today, reports BSS. Through the opening of Kulaura-Shahbazpur Section Rehabilitation, a comfortable inter-district train communication will be established as part of Asian Railway Network between the two countries.

The project includes a 53-kilometre dual gauge rail line, bridges and culverts, infrastructure of stations and implementation of other public works and non-interlocked colour light signalling system, involving Tk 678.50 crore.

Bangladesh government will provide Tk 122.52 crore while the rest 555.98crorewill be taken from Indian LOC. The Kulaura-Shahbazpur Section Rehabilitation has been declared inoperative from July 7, 2002, after its inauguration on December 4, 1896, due to management and lack of budget.

The Akhaura-Agartala Dual Gauge Rail Connection project includes a 10-kilometre dual gauge rail line, culvert, passenger platform, platform shed, customs and immigration building and a bungalow involving Tk 240.90 crore. The duration of the project is 18 months from the date of the agreement and the Indian Government will finance the project.

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