Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu kicked off the final location survey of the 498-km long Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line and laid the foundation stone for the survey of the strategically vital rail project at Leh in Ladakh. Coming up at a high of 3,300 metres, the strategically important rail project is touted to become the highest rail track in the world, overtaking China’s Qinghai Tibet Railway.
The all-weather Leh rail network is one of the four important railway connectivities identified by the Defence Ministry along the China border. Read More…
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