Rail-Cum-Road Connectivity for Sagar Island Deep Sea Port

Kolkata (KOAA): Kolkata Port has entrusted the work of preparing Detailed Project Report (DPR) with identification of best technological option for crossing of river Muriganga in the proposed new Port at Sagar to National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. (NHIDCL). Rail-road alignment involving 86.398 hectares of land acquisition has already been finalized.

Sagar Port Project covers railway connectivity between Kashinagar Station and Sagar Port. Eastern Railways has taken up the project of Rail connectivity as a feeder route to Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) from Kashinagar to Dankuni.

This information was given by Minister of State for Shipping, Shri Pon Radhakrishnan in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.