Kathmandu-Raxaul Railway, Inter-Country Railway line

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.

SNProject detailsFacts
1Agreement of the projectNepal 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.  
2Length of the line219 KM double line and 135.87 KM single line.
3No of expected stations13
4Indian Government Budget year2020-21
5Cost 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.