AKHAURA AND LAKSAM DOUBLE TRACK PROJECT
CONSTRUCTION OF DUAL GAUGE DOUBLE RAIL LINE AND CONVERSION OF EXISTING RAIL LINE INTO DUAL GAUGE BETWEEN AKHAURA AND LAKSAM...
CONSTRUCTION OF DUAL GAUGE DOUBLE RAIL LINE AND CONVERSION OF EXISTING RAIL LINE INTO DUAL GAUGE BETWEEN AKHAURA AND LAKSAM (SASEC Railway Connectivity: Akhaura - Laksam Double Track Project) [ADB Loan No.: 3170-BAN(SF)]
A seamless double track on Dhaka-Chittagong corridor is very much essential to address the demand both for passenger and freight transportation services. Doubling of track on the Tongi-Bhairab and Laksam-Chinkiastana sections has already been completed. Besides, construction of the 2nd Bhairab Bridge and 2nd Titas Bridge on Bhairab-Akhaura section is in progress. On completion of the mentioned works, double line network would be established on Dhaka-Chittagong corridor except Akhaura-Laksam. Thus, the only remaining Single track section between Akhaura-Laksam will become the critical bottleneck for domestic, sub-regional and international traffic in this important railway corridor. Moreover, considering the importance of unification of gauge (BG), Government has decid
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