Aizawl: The southern a part of Mizoram will probably be related with the remainder of the nation by railways, state transport minister TJ Lalnuntluanga advised the home on Wednesday.
In 2013-2014, the Union ministry of railways had granted permission to conduct survey for extension of railway line between Sairang close to Aizawl and Hmawngbuchhuah in south Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district, the minister mentioned whereas replying to a question from opposition chief Lalduhoma.
He mentioned that preliminary engineering stage visitors survey has been accomplished.
Although the state transport division is nominally used because the nodal division, the precise execution of the development falls beneath union ministry of railways, he mentioned.
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He added that the Centre is but to start development of railway line between Sairang and Hmawngbuchhuah.
In the meantime, officers mentioned that development of broad- gauge railway line between Sairang and Bairabi, bordering Assam, to hyperlink up with the southern a part of the state is beneath progress.
The 51-km broad-gauge line that may embrace seven bridges and 23 tunnels is scheduled to be accomplished by December subsequent 12 months.
The primary broad-gauge industrial freight prepare chugged into Bairabi railway station in March, 2016.