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Minister assures resumption of Janakpur-Jainagar railway within 3.5 months

Kathmandu, December 6 Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Raghubir Mahaseth says the much-awaited resumption of Nepal’s only passenger railway service is just three and half months away. He says the Janakpur-Jainagar railway service will come into operation by mid-March next year. Speaking at a meeting of National Concern and Coordination Committee of the Federal […]

Test operation begins along Janakpur-Jaynagar broad gauge

Kathmandu, August 9 Nepal and India have jointly launched a test operation of Janakpur-Jaynagar broad gauge. In the first phase, the test operation was conducted along an eight km stretch from Jaynagar to Khajuri, but it will be extended further, according to Prakash Bhakta Upadhyaya, spokesperson at the Department of Railways. Recently, the task of […]

Janakpur-Jainagar railway to resume operation in December

Kathmandu, July 11 The Janakpur-Jainagar railway will come into operation from December this year, claims the government. The government has made an agreement with India to rent coaches to resume the operation of Nepal’s first railway project. A meeting held between officials of Nepal and India reached an agreement on Tuesday to rent the coaches […]