Proposal has been sent by North Eastern Railway for a rail link from Tanakpur to Delhi and Lal Kuan to South India.
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At a recent meeting , The General Manager Shri Rajiv Aggarwal conveyed this to Uttarakhand Chief Minister Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat .
It was suggested that the expansion of the railway network in the state would give a boost to tourism .
It was also suggested to start a Corbett Special train between Ramnagar and Delhi and a Dehradun – Kathgodam intercity train which Mr Aggarwal assured that they shall check the techno-feasibility for this project .
About NER :
NER has 3450 route kms with 486 stations.
NER primarily serves the areas of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand & western districts of Bihar.