Decks cleared for 18.5-km Indo-Nepal railway line connecting eastern Uttar Pradesh to Nepal


Decks cleared for 18.5-km Indo-Nepal railway line connecting eastern Uttar Pradesh to Nepal

In what can be big news for lakhs of people living near the India-Nepal, the Nepalese government has approved the DPR (Detailed Project Report) of Indo-Nepal 18.5-km of the railway line. The cross-border railway line will connect Rupaidiya in eastern Uttar Pradesh to Kohalpur in Nepal.

Having received the detailed project report (DPR) from India on the proposed cross-border railway line between India’s Rupaidiya and Kohalpur in Banke, the Nepal government is preparing to start the process of land acquisition for the project, the Himalayan Times reported.

The 18.5-km railway track will start from Rupaidiya Railway Station in eastern Uttar Pradesh and pass through Jayaspur, Indrapur, Guruwa Gaun, Hawaldalpur, Rajhena to end in Kohalpur in Nepal.

As per the DPR submitted to Banke District Administration, the proposed railway track will run parallel and between the East-West Highway and the Postal Highway. Read More

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