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Centre approves Baramulla-Kupwara rail link

IANS  |  Jammu 

In a significant initiative to expand connectivity in and Kashmir, the on Thursday approved the extension of the Udhampur-Srinagar-rail link up to Kupwara in north

"I am glad to inform you that Railways has prioritised the extension of rail link from to Kupwara and sanctioned an updated survey for the new link," Anil Srivastava, (Transport) NITI Aayog, said in his communication to and Chief Secretary

The Baramulla-Kupwara rail link project would be taken up under the Railways.

"The demand for extension of rail link from to Kupwara was forcefully projected by the Governor's administration before CEO, during his visit to Baramulla and Kupwara last month," a statement said.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 20:48 IST
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