दूधनोई Dudhnoi (DDNI): The Commissioner of Railway Safety (Northeast Frontier Circle), Kolkata, Sudarshan Nayak, inspected the newly constructed broad gauge line from Dudhnoi in Rangiya Division of Assam to Mendipathar in Meghalaya earlier this week.
He conducted motor trolley inspection from Dudhnoi to Mendipathar and speed train trial run from Mendipathar to Dudhnoi for opening of the section for passenger traffic, said an official statement.
The alignment of Dudhnoi-Mendipathar passes through Goalpara district from the existing Dudhnoi station on New Bongaigaon-Goalpara Town-Kamakhya Jn. route to Mendipathar in East Garo Hills district in Meghalaya.
Out of 19.75 km in the section, 9.75 km fall in Assam and 10 km in Meghalaya.