Kashmir Valley to have nine railway stationsApril 3rd, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
Srinagar, Apr 3 (ANI): At least nine railway stations in Kashmir Valley are in the construction list of the Railways. Anantnag, Baijpora, Pampore, Kakapora, Awantipora, Rajvoser, Srinagar and Budgam and Baramulla places have been chosen as the railway stations, said sources in the Northern Railways.
Some of these stations have already been constructed and others are in the process of completion, the sources added. Out of 15 bogies, three engines and track repair vehicle have already been sent to the valley.
The trial run of the inaugural train was conducted in February, which started from the central Badgam district railway station and ended at the Panzgam railway station in the south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The rail project would be finished in two phases. In the first phase, the rail link between south Kashmir’s Anantnag district and north Kashmir’s Baramulla district would be completed while in the second phase, railway operations between the valley and the rest of the country will begin, the sources said. (ANI)