Bangladesh would revive the cross-border railway connections between its Chilahati station and Indian Haldibari station by 2020 to facilitate bilateral and regional trade, and movement of international passengers, officials said Sunday.
They said Bangladesh Railway (BR) has taken a project at a cost of Tk 781.29 million to reconstruct the 9.0-kilometre railway network from Chilahati, Nilphamari to the Indian border, which was abandoned during the Pakistan-India war in 1965.
“Bangladesh wants to expand its regional and cross border trade and cooperation with its South Asian neighbours. This line will give a big boost to the regional business and trade,” said a senior official at the Economic Relations Division (ERD). Read More…
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