DPR for 50km Una-Hamirpur Rail Link is ready: MOS(F&CA) Anurag Thakur

HAMIRPUR: Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur on Saturday said that the ambitious project of Hamirpur rail link between Una to Hamirpur will be a reality as the Detailed Project Plan (DPR) is ready and the Centre is in talks with the state government regarding the funds.

Mr Thakur told the media that the central government is keen to widen the rail network in Himachal Pradesh and said that the work for the linking of Nangal-Una-Talwara route is in progress and it would be completed in coming eighteen months.

He said that the necessary funds for the project had been released by the Centre to the Railway department. The ministry has approved the construction of Una-Hamirpur railway line that will cost Rs 2,850 crore.