Surveys for the Margherita-Deomali (31 Km) and Lekhapani-Kharsang (25 Km) railway lines have been completed.
ITANAGAR: Union minister of state for railways Rajen Gohain , accompanied by a team of Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR) officials, reviewed the status of ongoing railway projects in the state here on Friday.The NFR officials informed him that survey on eleven new railway lines is under progress.
The new railway line, once completed, would shorten the travel time to Tawang.
The lines under survey are Bhalukpong-Tawang, Silapathar-Bame-Aalo, Pasighat-Tezu-Parashuramkund-Rupai, Itakhola-Seijosa, Dumduma-Namsai-Wakro, Dangri-Roing, Deomali-Naharkatia, Lekhapani-Kharsang-Miao-Nampong-New Kamlang-Deban and Tinsukia-Pasighat via Simalguri-Kanubari.
Of them, the first three railway are being funded by the defense ministry, an official release said.
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