Tag: Nepal railway

From the Kathmandu Press: Friday, March 21, 2019

Nepal buying two trains from India has received significant attention on the front pages of English and Nepali broadsheets published from Kathmandu on Friday along with the news of Samim Miya Ansari being appointed the chairman of the Muslim Commission. Here is a summary of important, ignored and interesting stories from the front pages of […]

Govt moots Satdobato-Maharajgunj railway project to ease Kathmandu traffic

Kathmandu, January 24 The government of Nepal is preparing to study in detail the possibility of yet another railway project in Kathmandu Valley in its bid to get rid of perennial traffic congestion. The Department of Railway is beginning the study on the Satdobato-Ratna Park-Maharajgunj project. It has recently called for bids to prepare a […]

Chinese team in Kathmandu to finalise cross-border railway DPR modality

Kathmandu, December 10 A high level Chinese team is in Nepal to discuss further the possibility of constructing a cross-border railway line. The third meeting of a joint mechanism comprising top transport officials of both the countries is scheduled to begin in Kathmandu on Monday. Sources say the meeting will finalise the modality of the […]

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 […]

Nepal, China officials meeting next month again to discuss cross-border railway

Kathmandu, November 21 Officials of Nepal and China have scheduled their next meeting to discuss how to take forward the proposed cross-border railway project for the second week of December. The meeting will be held in Kathmandu to discuss preparing the detailed project report for Kyirong-Kathmandu railway, according to Nepali officials. A Chinese team has […]

From the Kathmandu Press: Monday, October 29, 2018

Major Nepali and English broadsheet dailies published from Kathmandu on Monday have published stories about various issues from political, sociocultural and economic spheres. Many newspapers have given the priority of President Bidya Devi Bhandari”s Qatar visit that is beginning today. In the meantime, the government’s call to file expressions of interest to prepare detailed project […]