Two workers walk along the Qinghai-Tibet Railway as they check the railway track in Dangxiong county of the Tibet Autonomous Region, April 20, 2007. REUTERS/Simon Zo/Files

Government starts proposal for building 4 rail lines along China border


  • Government has initiated the proposal for construction of 1,352 km long four strategic railway lines along the China Border.
  • Government has identified four strategic lines along India-China border — Missamari-Tenga-Tawang (378 km), Bilaspur-Manali-Leh (498 km), Pasighat-Tezu-Rupai (227 km) and North Lakhimpur-Bame-Silapathar (249 km).
  • The Railway ministry has requested the Defence Ministry to convey approval to carry out final location survey at an estimated cost of Rs 345 crore and provide the necessary funds.

Source: ET

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