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Texmaco bags Rs 200-cr Agartala-Akhaura rail link project

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and Engineering today said it has won a Rs 200-crore contract to construct a rail line between in and Akhaura in

"Adventz Group's & Engineering Ltd, India's total rail solution provider, has been awarded a project (of about Rs 200 crore) to construct the 45-km-dual-gauge line between in and Akhaura, a sub-district of in Bangladesh," the company said in a statement.

It said, the project is scheduled to be completed in 18 months and will lend full connectivity from east to west of Bangladesh, apart from enabling trade relations and establishing people-to-people connect between the two neighbours.

Once completed, the railway link is expected to cut the distance between and Kolkata besides enhancing India's access to port.

Sandeep Fuller, Executive Director, said: "It is a matter of pride that with this project Adventz will contribute to the Railway Network and also in efforts to boost bilateral trade and cooperation between the two countries. The rail link -- as envisions will affect 'transformation through transportation'.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 20:05 IST