Bareilly-Kasganj broad gauge rail route inaugurated

Bareilly Jn-KasganjKasganj (KSJ): Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha inaugurated the newly laid broad gauge rail line between Bareilly (Moradabad Railway Division of Northern Railway) to Kasganj (Izzatnagar Railway Division of North Eastern Railway).  The route was recently converted into broad gauge.  The Minister also had launched two new trains, yesterday.

With this conversion, between Bareilly and Kasganj railway stations, the valleys of Kumaon in Uttarakhand would get connected with the rest of the regions of the country, Sinha said.

Asserting that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was giving special importance to Uttar Pradesh, Sinha said the Railways has decided to build 123 rail overbridges in the state.

The PM was giving priority to finish important projects which were stuck for long, he said.