New Broad Gauge Amb Andora-Daulatpur chowk in Una district
Newly built broad gauge railway line inaugurated in Una district
Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha inaugurated the newly built broad gauge railway line between Amb Andora and Daulatpur chowk in Una district in Himachal Pradesh today.
Around 335 core rupees has been spent to build the 16 km railway line which includes 10 bridges with no level crossing. Speaking on the occasion Mr. Sinha said, this project will not only increase the railway connectivity but also play significant role in economic development of the state.
To start the new railway projects in the state, the Minister asserted that Union Government has increased the railway budget from 108 crore rupees to 385 crore rupees. He stated that by 2022 this rail line would be extended to Mukerian in Punjab.
He also flagged off the inaugural run of the Himachal Express that will run daily between New Delhi and Amb-Andaura.