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PM inaugurated three Railway projects at Bihar

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Bihar gained special importance with the political rivals-PM Narendra Modi and Bihar CM Nitish Kumar being present on the same stage for inauguration of three important Railway projects at Bihar .

Estimated cost of 3 projects- 7200 croresPM Modi inagurate the 3 railway Project

3 Railway projects:

  1. Patna Rail-cum-road Bridge
  2. Mokama double line Railway bridge
  3. Munger rail-cum-road Bridge

Flash points

  • The three Bridges will go a long way in giving connectivity to north and south Bihar
  • It will also help in development of North Bihar
  • Mokama double line railway bridge lies adjacent to the existing Rajendra Pul bridge
  • Patna Ganga bridge is 56 km in length
  • The freight operation will be facilitated through Munger rail-cum-road bridge

Points to note

  • The three main bridges over River Ganga in Bihar include one road bridge at Naugachia, a rail-cum-road bridge at Mokama and the third road bridge Mahatma Gandhi Setu at Patna
  • Bihar CM- Nitish Kumar
  • Railway minister- Suresh Prabu
  • Bihar capital-Patna