Centre accords sanction for survey of Imphal-Moreh railway line

Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has sanctioned the ultimate location survey of the 111 km Imphal-Moreh part for the development of a brand new broad gauge railway line.

The Railway line goals to hyperlink India with neighboring Myanmar.

Minister Vaishnaw, accompanied by Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, after conducting an aerial inspection of railway initiatives in Manipur, ordered the placement survey for the brand new BG line as much as Moreh, studies mentioned.

Moreh is a crucial border commerce centre alongside the India-Myanmar border with japanese Manipur.

“This new line as soon as constructed will likely be of strategic significance and can type an vital a part of the proposed Trans-Asian Railway which can join India with South East Asia on a rail community,” a senior Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) official mentioned.

The NFR is now implementing the Rs 14,320 crore Broad Gauge (BG) railway undertaking to attach the Manipur capital Imphal by December 2023.

After the completion of the Rs 14,320 crore very important railway line (Jiribam-Imphal) by 2023, Manipur capital Imphal can be the fourth capital metropolis within the northeastern area after Assam’s important metropolis of Guwahati (adjoining capital Dispur), Tripura capital Agartala and Arunachal Pradesh’s Naharlagun (adjoining to capital metropolis Itanagar).

The NFR can also be laying new railway tracks to attach the capital cities of two extra northeastern states — Mizoram and Nagaland.

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