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 Bardibas-Janakpur-Jayanagar-Kurtha-Bijayapura.

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