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Railway Ministry Suresh Prabhu inaugurated maiden train between Sonepat – Jind route

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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu along with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar initiated maiden train between Sonepat – Jind in Chandigarh having distance of 81 km

Venue: Chandigarhsuresh-prabhu

Purpose: To provide good infrastructure by enhancing growth and future development in the usage of railway transportation

Key aspectes:

  • Finance Ministry notified that the Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh considered being the growth triangle of India
  • The Government will fund the advancement in the growth of railway line between Sonepat to Jind
  • Railway ministry jointly incorporates with Haryana state for speed up the erection of railway facilities
  • The Memorandum of Understanding based on constitution of a joint venture entity for development of Rail infrastructure
  • Haryana state grabs the first opportunity by engaging their partnership

Felicitation over Delegates

  • Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal
  • BJP MP from Chandigarh Kirron Kher
  • Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Fund Allocated: Rs. 314 Crores especially for enhancement of Railway infrastructure and it will be extended further

Features of the Project

  • The railway line connects remote areas and the banks of riverside
  • 10 out of 13 should be the new railway stations which connects remote village and urban areas

Other Projects inaugurated by Suresh Prabhu

  • Foot over bridge
  • Railway station for Sonipat
  • Mechanized laundry in Chandigarh
  • Coaching cum maintenance facilities at railway station in Chheharta near Amritsar
  • To control the traffic in railway station made a provision of 17 lifts and 10 escalator at different railway stations.
  • The restricted height of 37 subways in Punjab and Haryana were also erected