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Works on new rail projects in Bihar begins

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today inaugurated passenger amenities at Salauna station in and commenced works for three new tracks through video conferencing from here.

Works of doubling the lines between Hajipur and Bachwara, Samastipur and Darbhanga, and a third line between Patratu and Sonnagar were commenced to decongest the rail traffic.


The 72-km doubling of Hajipur and Bachhwara is estimated to cost Rs 678.15 cr while the 38-km doubling of Samastipur- Darbhanga is estimated to cost Rs 491.01 cr.

The 291-km-long third line between Patratu and Sonnagar is estimated to cost Rs 306.16 cr.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 20:13 IST
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