PM Narendra Modi to dedicate historic Kosi Rail Mahasetu to nation on September 18


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the historic Kosi Rail Mahasetu (mega-bridge) to the nation via video-conference at 12 midday on September 18. The dedication of the Kosi Rail Mahasetu is a watershed second within the historical past of Bihar and your complete area connecting to the North East.

Apart from this, the Prime Minister may even inaugurate 12 rail tasks associated to passenger services for the good thing about the Bihar. These embrace a brand new railway bridge on the Kiul River, two new railway traces, 5 Electrification tasks, one Electric Locomotive Shed and third Line Project between Barh-Bakhtiyarpur.

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In 1887, a meter gauge hyperlink was in-built between Nirmali and Bhaptiahi (Saraigarh). During the heavy flood and extreme Indo-Nepal earthquake in 1934, the rail hyperlink was washed away and thereafter because of the meandering nature of river Kosi no try was made to revive this Rail hyperlink for lengthy interval.

The Kosi Mega Bridge line venture was sanctioned by the Centre throughout 2003-04. The Kosi Rail Mahasetu is 1.9 KM lengthy and its development price is Rs 516 crore. This bridge is of strategic significance alongside the India-Nepal border. The venture was accomplished throughout the COVID-pandemic the place the migrant labour additionally participated in its completion.

The dedication of this venture will fulfil the 86-year-old dream and the lengthy wait of the individuals of the area. Along with the dedication of the Mahasetu, the Prime Minister may even flag off the Saharsa- Asanpur Kupha demo practice from the Supaul Station. Once the common practice service begins, this could show to be extremely helpful to the Supaul, Arariya and Saharsa districts. It would additionally make it straightforward for long-distance travel to Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai for the individuals of the area.

The Prime Minister may even be inaugurating two New Line tasks at Hajipur-Ghoswar-Vaishali and Islampur-Nateshar. PM Modi may even be inaugurating the Karnauti-Bakhtiyarpur hyperlink bypass and the third line between Barh-Bakhiyarpur.

He may even inaugurate the Railway Electrification tasks of Muzaffarpur–Sitamarhi, Katihar–New Jalpaiguri, Samastipur-Darbhanga-Jaynagar, Samastipur-Khagaria, Bhagalpur-Shivnarayanpur sections.