The Kathmandu-Raxaul Railway is being discussed by Nepal Government and it has been planned to prepare the detailed Project report. Raxaul is a border area town in East Champaran district of Bihar.
Nepal and India had agreed to expedite the construction of the railway project connecting Kathmandu to Raxaul at the Nepal-India border.
|1||Agreement of the project||Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at 4th Summit of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) held in Kathmandu on August 30-31, 2018.|
|2||Length of the line||219 KM double line and 135.87 KM single line.|
|3||No of expected stations||13|
|4||Indian Government Budget year||2020-21|
|5||Cost of the Project||Estimated Rs. 30000 cr|
The proposed railway line will run from the site of the proposed second international airport in Nijgadh in Nepal.