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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 […]

Oli, Modi to sign Raxual-Kathmandu railway agreement

Kathmandu, August 31 Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is scheduled to sign an agreement with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to extend a railway track from Raxual, an Indian city across Birgunj, to Kathmandu. The agreement will be signed during a meeting to be held today. The agreement will pave the way for expending […]

Kathmandu-Kyirong railway to cost Rs 257 billion

Kathmandu, August 19 A preliminary feasibility study conducted by a Chinese company has concluded that extending a railway line from Kyirong of Tibet to Kathmandu of Nepal will cost around Rs 257 billion. Likewise, the project will take around nine years to complete, according to the report. Senior engineer of the Department of Railways, Prakash […]