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Barni-Gorakhpur new rail track to be inaugurated on Dec 3

Posted on Nov 28, 08:42PM | UNI

Railway Minister Pawan Bansal would inaugurate the Barni-Gorakhpur new broadguage railway track at Barni station on December 3.

Congress MP from Siddharthnagar Jagdambika Pal said here today that Mr Bansal will flag-off the new train on the track at 1100 hrs and will travel on the train till Naugarh station via Parsa, Soharatgarh and Chiliya stations.

"At Naugarh station, the Railway Minister will inaugurate the model station there and will then leave for Gorakhpur," Mr Pal said.

The Congress MP said that the railways have speed up the laying of the track from Barni to Gonda which is expected to be completed by next year. Similarly, the second phase of the laying of the broad guage track from Basti to Kapilvastu would start from 2014, he further added.