Decks cleared for 61km Karnal-Yamunanagar and 50km Jind-Hansi Rail lines in Haryana

HRIDC completes DPR & detailed survey of two new rail lines.

CHANDIGARH: The decks have been cleared for the construction of two rail lines in Haryana as the Haryana Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited has completed their detailed survey and detailed project report, an official said on Tuesday.

With the construction of the rail lines between Karnal (falling under NR-Delhi Division) to Yamunanagar (falling under NR-Ambala Division) totaling 61 kms, and Jind (falling under NR-Delhi Division) to Hansi (falling under Bikaner Division of NWR) tatalling 50 kms , the long-standing demand of the people would be fulfilled, a government spokesman said.

He said that after the approval of the state government, the DPRs of both these projects have been submitted to Ministry of Railways. The cost of these projects would be shared between the State Government and Ministry of Railways. The estimated cost of these two rail line projects is Rs 1173 crore and Rs 923 crore respectively.

The spokesman said the Jind-Hansi new line would join the existing Jind station on the Delhi-Bathinda railway line.

The construction of this line would reduce the distance between Jind and Hisar by 50 km. The spokesperson said that the proposed Karnal-Yamunanagar new line would join existing Bhaini-Khurd station on Delhi-Ambala Railway line and existing Jagadhari workshop station on Ambala-Saharanpur Railway line.

The construction of this line would provide direct and fast connectivity between Karnal and Yamunanagar as the travel distance would be reduced by 50 kilometres. Besides, it would also provide direct connectivity to Haridwar.

There would be 5 new railways stations on this line namely Rambha, Indri, Ladwa, Radaur and Damla. He said that the construction of this line would provide direct and fast connectivity between these two industrial cities of Karnal and Yamunanagar as the travel distance would be reduced by 50 kms.

Besides, it would also provide direct connectivity to the holy city of Haridwar which was a long pending demand of this area. The proposed rail line would also facilitate faster economic growth of industrial and agricultural sector in the region, he added.

The spokesman said that the proposed Jind-Hansi new line would join existing Jind Station on Delhi-Bathinda Railway line and existing Hansi Station on Rewari-Hisar Railway line. There would be 6 new stations on this line namely Intel Kalan, Rajpura, Narnaud, Madha, Kherigagan and Sheikhpura.

He said that the construction of this line would provide direct and fast connectivity between Jind and Hisar as travel distance would be reduced to about 50 kms.

Apart from this, it would also help in faster transportation of agriculture produce and fertilizers in this rural belt. He said that a mega warehousing project could be developed at Narnaud which would have rail connectivity to all parts of the Country.

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