by NEWSNER , 2021-02-13 11:21:20
By March 2023, Aizawl will be connected to India's rail line framework, making Mizoram the fourth of the eight north-eastern States to get rail line availability.
Project by NFR:
An assertion gave by the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) said Rs 1,000-crore has been apportioned for 2021-22 monetary to be spent on the Bairabi-Sairang rail route project that the Railway Ministry needs to be finished inside the following two years. State capital Aizawl is 18 km uphill from Sairang.
The distance between Bairabi, a railhead in Mizoram's Kolasib area near the line with Assam, and Sairang uphill is around 51 km.
"The Bairabi-Sairang project was authorized in 2008-09. The foreseen cost of the 51.38 km project is about ₹5521.45-crore. Till a year ago, ₹3763.6 crores has been spent on the venture," an NFR explanation said.
"There will be 55 significant and 87 minor extensions in the whole venture. It will likewise have five roads overextensions and six roads under scaffolds. There will be a few passages with a complete length of 12,639.20 meters," the assertion added.
North east Frontier Railway has been chipping away at a task to connect all State capitals in the district. Up until this point, the capitals of three north-eastern States have a railroad network. These are Dispur (Assam), Agartala (Tripura) and Itanagar (Arunachal).