New Delhi Mar 14: Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi today announced sanctioning of eleven new rail line projects in his rail budget speech. The projects are :
2. Kulpi-Diamond Harbour
4. Tarakeshwar-Furfura Sharif
5. Rohtak-Hansi via Meham
6. Nandigram-Kandiamari (Nayachar)
The Ministry of Railways has proposed to set up a Coaching Terminal at the birth place of poet Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay at Naihati, to commemorate his 175th Birth Anniversary.
Trivedi said, a museum will also be set up there. He said, in memory of creator of “Vande Matram”, the Railways will run a Special Train across the country to disseminate the legacy of Bankim Chandra to the younger generation.