December 24: The track opening task for electric railway along the Bagmati-Dhansar section in Rautahat district has witnessed progress of late.
Engineer at Railway Department Sumod Pokharel told that the contractor company has expedited the job of track opening.
Federal government is spending 3 billion rupees for the development of 23-kilometre track in the district. Along with three link lines, the government is working to build 1003.8 Kms long electric railway along the east-west highway in 10 different packages.
The contractors winning bid for package one to five have agreed to accomplish all the tasks within two and a half years. As part of the same agreement, the contractors have sped up the bridge construction too.
A total of six bridges would be constructed along the route in the district. Similarly, the Division Forest Office, Chandrapur, has written to the Department of Forest seeking its approval for cutting the trees along the Bagmati-Dhansar section in the district for the railway route construction.