Expansion of Rail Services for Connectivity and Economic Growth (CM Dhami’s Meeting)
New Delhi, 03 Nov (City Times) : (CM Dhami’s Meeting): Chief Minister Shri Pushkar Singh Dhami reached Rail Bhawan in New Delhi and met Union Railway Minister Shri Ashwini Vaishnav and discussed in detail regarding strong rail connectivity in the state. On this occasion, Chief Minister Shri Dhami requested the Railway Minister to grant approval to the much awaited Tankpur-Bageshwar railway line construction as soon as possible in view of the operation of Vande Bharat Express between Lucknow and Dehradun and expansion of rail service in the hilly areas.
The Chief Minister requested to start direct rail service connecting Ahmedabad to Kathgodam, Haridwar and Dehradun, re-operation of Kotdwar coach in Doon Express and Ramnagar coach in Janata Express and new rail service from Tanakpur to Mehandipur Balaji in Rajasthan.
The Chief Minister said that with the expansion of rail services, transportation will become easier for the people of the state and tourists in the coming times and also, being a major tourism state, the economy of the state will also be strengthened. The Union Railway Minister assured Chief Minister Shri Dhami of all possible cooperation.