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Himachal CM lays foundation stone of cable-stayed bridge

IANS  |  Shimla 

on Friday laid the foundation stone of a 100-metre span motorable double lane cable-stayed bridge over the on the Hanogi-Kholanala road in district.

Speaking on the occasion, the said this bridge would ensure better connectivity between the Seraj and Drang areas. This would be the state's first cable-stayed bridge that would be completed in two years.

The bridge will be constructed at a cost of Rs 15.85 crore.

Meanwhile, Member of thanked the for persuading the to upgrade the Pathankot-Jogindernagar railway line.

The 165-km-long rail track from Pathankot in to Jogindernagar in district of was once proposed to be declared a Unesco

The British had laid the Pathankot-Jogindernagar line in 1932, linking the prominent religious towns of Kangra and districts of the hill state.

Each year, a large number of tourists ride the trains on the line to take in the scenic beauty of the Himalayas.



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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 17:46 IST