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Punjab: 5 New trains, tracks

Five new express trains include Amritsar-Lalkuan Express via Chandigarh; Bathinda-Jammu Tawi Express via Patiala, Rajpura; Chandigarh-Amritsar Intercity Express via Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar (Mohali), Ludhiana; Delhi-Hoshiarpur Express; and Una/NangalbHazoor Sahib Nanded Express via Anandpur Sahib

The Dappar-Chandigarh line will be doubled

New line to Talwandi Sabo

The Central Government has burdened the common man with additional fare hikes through the backdoor and announced no new facilities for the poor and middle class passengers PS Badal, Punjab CM

Haryana: Rail coach factory is main gain

Three new rail lines

Sonepat gets a coach-manufacturing unit; welding plant to be set up at Sampla in Rohtak

A survey of a railway link will be conducted between Hisar and Fatehabad and Dadri to Harli via Jhajjar and Narwana-Uklana.

The proposal to set up a rail coach-manufacturing unit in Sonepat and introduction of new rail lines has fulfilled long-standing demands of the state.
BS Hooda, Haryana CM

J&K: Bonanaza for Vaishno Devi pilgrims

A multi-modal travel package to enable passengers to travel from Jammu through Udhampur, Qazigund to Srinagar and Baramulla on a common rail-bus ticket

Bansal moots a proposal for issuing 'yatra parchis' to pilgrims travelling by rail

Top priority for Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla project

The budget seems to be friendly. Since there were no hike in fares, it would help the flow of tourists to J&K.Abdul Hameed Punjabi,
Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Himachal: More feasibility surveys

Survey of three new rail tracks, Amb-Kangra via Nadaun, Baddi- Bilaspur and Dharamsala-Palampur rail lines, proposed

A new weekly express train from Una or Nangal dam to Hazoor Sahib Nanded via Anandpur Sahib, Morinda, Chandigarh announced

New links would give impetus not only to the economic growth and tourism in the state, but would also go a long way in boosting industrial activity
Virbhadra Singh, Himachal CM






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