Janakpur-Jayanagar railway test operation successful
Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug 9 : The Janakpur-Jayanagar railway service, the only line linking Nepal and India underwent a successful test operation on Wednesday evening.
The test operation covered a distance of 8.5 km from Jayanagar in Nepal to Khajuri in India. A railway engine with 53 bogies reached the Khajuri station smoothly throughout the journey.
The Indian government, which provided an assistance of Rs. 7 billion for the construction of the broad gauge railway began about four years ago and is now in its final phase.