Railway Ministry sanctions FLS of Meerut-Hastinapur-Bijnor rail line

NEW DELHI: Minster of Railways fulfils aspiration of people of Bijnor for better rail connectivity.

New rail line will be beneficial for developing Hastinapur as a tourism and pilgrimage hub.

The Ministry of Railways sanctioned the final location survey (FLS) of Meerut-Hastinapur-Bijnor New Rail Line on Friday. Cost of the survey of the 63.5 Km new rail line has been estimated to be Rs 1,58,75,000.

The Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnaw on his two-day visit to Bijnor and Dhampur in western Uttar Pradesh on 23rd -24th August, 2022 had promised the people of the region for a fast decision on the FLS of the Meerut-Hastinapur-Bijnor Rail Line. The Ministry of Railways in a record time of two days has sanctioned the FSL of the new rail line. The towns of Hastinapur and Bijnor will get better rail connectivity to major cities through the Indian Railways network.

Bijnor is a major sugar producing region of India. The new line will enhance marketing and travel opportunities for the people. Hastinapur is the ancient town finding mention in the Epic Mahabharata. Better travel facilities will be helpful in developing the region as a tourist and pilgrimage


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