Ministry of railways has accorded sanction for the final location survey of the ImphalMoreh section of about 111 km for construction of a new BG line connecting India and Myanmar.

Minister of railways, communications, electronics and information technology Ashwini Vaishnaw, upon his visit to Imphal on January 5 conducted an aerial inspection of railway projects and ordered the survey for new line up to Moreh.

This new line, once constructed, will be of strategic importance and will form an important part of the proposed Trans-Asian Railway which will connect India with South East Asia on rail network.

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About Hemanta Kr Nath


Hemanta Kumar Nath is a Guwahati-based journalist. He had worked with India Blooms News Service (IBNS), Meghalaya Times, Global News Network among others.


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