Indian Railways’ new Rishikesh-Karanprayag railway line project aims at connecting major religious destinations in the state of Uttarakhand. The purpose is to make travel to the holy shrines located across the region comfortable.
Apart from making train travel easier, the railway line is also expected to play a crucial role in the development of the state. Recently, the Railway Minister of India, Piyush Goyal, shared some pictures of the first station of the Rishikesh-Karanprayag railway line project. Check out the pictures of Yog Nagri Rishikesh railway station below:
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The Rishikesh-Karnaprayag broad gauge railway line project will have a total of 12 new railway stations, 16 bridges and 17 tunnels. The railway line project will pass through various prominent places, connecting Srinagar, Devprayag, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Dehradun, Gauchar, Pauri Garhwal, Tehri Garhwal, Rudraprayag, and Chamoli.
Check out the official tweet:
125 किलोमीटर ऋषिकेश-कर्णप्रयाग रेल परियोजना के अधीन अपनी अलौकिक सुंदरता से मंत्रमुग्ध करता नव-निर्मित ‘योग नगरी ऋषिकेश’ रेलवे स्टेशन। pic.twitter.com/LB37j1CKHm
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) July 20, 2020