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Experimental ‘Gang Car’ Ran On Akhaura-Agartala Railway

The work of Akhaura-Agartala railway has taken another step forward through the launch of ‘Gang Car’ on an experimental basis. 

On Tuesday at 12 noon, the gang car set off from Gangasagar railway station in Brahmanbaria’s Akhaura with project officials. It reached Shibnagar Zero Line area of ​​Akhaura around 1:15 PM. 

Akhaura-Agartala dual gauge railway project director Abu Zafar Mia said that the officials visited the project area and inspected the work progress. 

He said, “95 percent of the project has been completed. The gang car was driven to see the railway line. Some work remains. They will be completed soon. 

Sharat Sharma, the responsible officer of the contractor company Texmeco Rail and Engineering Limited, said, “Our work is almost at the final stage. Now it’s time to run the train.” 

At that time, the project manager Bhaskar Bakshi and the related people were present there. 

In 2018, the railway construction work started from Gangesagar in Akhaura in Brahmanbaria to Nishchintpur in Agartala, India. 6 and a half kilometers have fallen on the Bangladesh section of the 10 and a half kilometer long Akhaura-Agartala railway. 

The Bangladesh part of the project is being spent around Rs 241 crore. The official inauguration of this railway is scheduled for next September.

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