Metro rail in Guwahati soon


GUWAHATI 
Guwahati will soon have Metro rail with the Centre approving Assam Government’s proposal for the mass transit system, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on July 11.

“The Government of India has accepted our Metro rail proposal and we have been informed yesterday that Rs 25 crore have been sanctioned for feasibility study of the project”, Gogoi told reporters here.

“The total cost of the project will be Rs 1,400 crore on a rough estimate and it will cover a total distance of 65 km.

“In the first phase the area to be covered will be from LGB Airport to Narengi, in the second phase from Paltan bazar to Khanapara and the third phase will be from Khanapara to Jhalubari”, he said.

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