Jayanagar-Janakpur Rail Service in Final Stage of Completion
5 March 2019
Construction and rail procurement for the Jayanagar (India)-Janakpur (Nepal) rail service are in their final stages, according to Mr. Balaram Mishra, Director General, Department of Railways, Government of Nepal, in a report on Setopati. Operations is estimated to begin in 2 months with a 500-person capacity train.
The 35 kilometer Jayanagar-Janakpur route is the first phase in improving
the 69 km railway line between India and Nepal. Travel along this route will
take one hour. The whole route covers