GUWAHATI, Feb 4 - Noting the growing congestion in Guwahati city, the Railway Ministry has sanctioned an elevated four-track line over the city from Kamakhya to New Guwahati, a project that will leave the present station in the heart of the city as just a ‘wayside station’ from where no trains would originate.
The plan is likely to be integrated with the Smart City project.
Briefing about the Budget announcements, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain today said his ministry has also sanctioned a double-track bridge over the Brahmaputra, parallel to Saraighat
Now We can see 12424/23 DBRG Rajdhani End to End hauled GZB WAP7
GUWAHATI, Nov 12 - NF Railway emerged champions in the 72nd Indian Railways Football Championship.
In the final at Chittaranjan today, the NF Railway team edged past Metro Railway 1-0. The match winning goal was scored by Sibra Narzary.
Manoj Joshi, president of NFRSA and SDGM, Sugato Lahiri, secretary NFRSA and CRSE, Susanko Sarma, football secretary congratulated the team, informs NFR official Rajesh Bora
Railways minister SP Prabhu announces Rs 5,000 crore joint venture with Assam government; project to eliminate 12 level crossings between Kamakhya and New Guwahati
BY OUR STAFF REPORTER
GUWAHATI, Nov 10: Announcing a slew of steps for rapid and large scale development of rail connectivity in the Northeastern region, Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on Thursday announced a Rs 5,000 crore joint venture with Assam government to construct four elevated railway tracks between Kamakhya and New Guwahati to eliminate 12 level crossing gates in Guwahati city.
Foundation done for Doubling of New Bongaigaon - Goalpara- Kamakhya and electrification of Raninagar Jalpaiguri- New Bongaigaon - Rangia _ Guwahati done yesterday.
5,000 crore for a project just to eliminate 12 level crossings between Kamakhya and New Guwahati appears to be a very high amount. Many questions arise
Does it include development of GHY RS into international standards?
If not, then spending such a huge amount, what shall be benefits? shall they justify the heavy investment?
Else splurging such a huge amount is surprising, especially when