The new broad-gauge rail line is scheduled to be completed by 2022
The new broad-gauge rail line is scheduled to be completed by 2022|Representational image
MIZORAM

By 2022, travel between Sairang & Bairabi in broad-gauge train

Massive efforts are on to complete railway line between the two stations near Aizawl in Mizoram, railway minister Piyush Goyal said in meeting with CM Zoramthanga

Henry L Khojol

Aizawl: The construction of broad-gauge railway track between Sairang and Bairabi in Mizoram is scheduled to be completed by 2022, an official statement quoting Union railway minister Piyush Goyal said recently.

During his meeting with Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga earlier this week, Goyal informed the former that massive efforts are on to complete the broad gauge railway line between Bairabi and Sairang near Aizawl, the statement said.

The Union minister also asked the chief minister to ensure good coordination between the state government and engineers and workers to expedite the construction of the railway track.

Zoramthanga also informed the Union minister about the need for replacing the bailey bridge over Tiau river on the Mizoram-Myanmar border with concrete bridge.

He also told the minister the need for setting up well equipped land custom stations at Kawrpuichhuah on the Mizoram-Bangladesh border and Zorinpui on the Mizoram-Myanmar border.

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