Railways

Last journey on Silchar-Lumding metre gauge line

KARIMGANJ

People of Barak Valley in Assam will undertake their last railway journey on the metre gauge track of the historical Silchar-Lumding route tomorrow with the Northeast Frontier Railway closing it for infrastructure and technical build up for a broad gauge track conversion from October 1 next.

The 15692 Down Cachar Express will have its last journey on the metre gauge track at 7:15 pm tomorrow and 15694 Down Barak Valley Express will wind up its journey at 9:25 am of September 29, an official of the N F Railway said, reports Economic Times.

The journey through the engineering feat of the British and a picturesque scenic metre gauge rail route from Silchar to Lumding will then become part of history, the official said.

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