Maitri Setu, Agartala-Akhora rail link to be launched soon: Tripura CM | Latest News India


Agartala, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha said Maitri Setu and Agartala-Akhora rail link in South Tripura will start very soon.

Maitri Sethu, Agartala-Akhora rail link to be operational soon: Tripura CM

Matri Setu, built on Feni River connecting Subroom in South Tripura with Ramgarh in Bangladesh, was jointly inaugurated on 9 March 2021 and Agartala-Nishantapur on 1 November 2023 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina did.

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But both the connectivity facilities are yet to be made operational.

“Elections are almost over, and a new government will be in place. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi, who has always emphasized the Act East policy and provided us with the HIRA model, Maitri Sethu should be operational soon. Will go”, said the Chief Minister. Journalists on Friday.

“The trial in the Agartala-Akhora railway link has already been completed, and it will also be made operational soon,” Saha said, adding that many investors were coming to invest in the northeastern state. are

“The future of Tripura is bright. Once the rail connectivity is established, we will be able to reach Kolkata in a short period of time,” he said.

Anil Kumar Khandelwal, Member Infrastructure, Railway Board inspected the Nishitapur Rail Yard on May 15 to review the work in progress.

“Construction work in Agartala-Akhora railway project is almost complete. Now, the train service will be made operational after discussions between the two parties,” he said.

Land Ports Authority of India Manager, Agartala, Debash Nandi told PTI on Saturday, “We are ready to open Maitri Setu by introducing passenger movement in the first phase. Immigration at Subrom Land Customs Station. including all necessary facilities.The movement of goods can be flagged later, the final date of commencement of passenger movement will take Delhi and Dhaka.

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