Friday, October 10, 2008

Indian Railway in Uttarakhand

Now boosting up the aspects of travel and toursim in Uttarakhand, the Indian Railways is planning to start trains from Rishikesh to Karanprayag, and also to Kalsi area, bordering Himachal Pradesh from Dehra Dun city.

Around 60 to 70 per cent of the survey for the 126-km long Rishikesh-Karanprayag route in Garhwal region, has already been completed. the estimated cost for this entire project is Rs 1,372 crore. The remaining survey is expected to be completed in next two months. The expected rail route will be Rishikesh-Devprayag-Srinagar-Karanprayag, along the rivers Ganga and Alaknanda.

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