NFR Approves FLS Of New Project From Zubza To Imphal - Eastern Mirror
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NFR approves FLS of new project from Zubza to Imphal

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By EMN Updated: Jul 28, 2023 1:43 am

DIMAPUR— To boost inter-state connectivity in the region, the Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR) has approved final location survey (FLS) of a new 140 km project between Zubza in Nagaland and Imphal in Manipur.

The Zubza–Imphal new line project will provide direct connectivity between the two states and enhance mobility of railway traffic, NFR stated in an update.

“The direct connectivity will reduce the time, cost and distance of transportation for both man and materials thus giving a major socio- economic boosts to the areas and the entire region,” it stated.

The infrastructural development like new stations, road connections, goods yards, and businesses will also lead to overall economic growth of the nearby districts and goods movement will become seamless, leading to major cost-reduction for existing businesses using freight services, NFR stated.

“As a part of the state capital connectivity projects and the international connectivity projects under Northeast Frontier Railway, the sanctioned final location survey for the Zubza (Nagaland) – Imphal (Manipur) new line project will provide a direct route to boost the interstate connectivity in the region,” it added.

Meanwhile, NFR informed that the works for Dimapur-Kohima new railway line project, which takes off from the Dhansiri station of Assam to Zubza adjacent to Kohima, is also in progress.

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By EMN Updated: Jul 28, 2023 1:43:20 am
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