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Sikkim rail link work

PTI Gangtok | Updated on May 30, 2011 Published on May 30, 2011

The work on construction of rail link to Sikkim from New Jalpaiguri station in West Bengal will begin in full swing in October, the Railway Board Chairman, Mr Vivek Sahai, said on Monday.

“The work will begin in full swing from October. Minor problems exists in regard to the construction of the railway link Rangpo in Sikkim. Steps are being taken to solve the problems,” he said at a meeting with Sikkim government officials here.

Mr Sahai said enough distance would be maintained from the National Highway while laying the railway tracks and maximum care would be taken to safeguard wildlife and environment during construction work, he said.

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Published on May 30, 2011
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