TRAIN SERVICES IN RANGIYA – RANGAPARA SECTION TO START BY 15TH JANUARY 2014
Maligaon, (Guwahati), 30 December 2013: The Northeast Frontier Railway has decided to start passenger train services in the Rangiya Junction – Rangapara North - Dekargaon section of N. F. Railway by 15th January 2014. This was decided following a meeting convened by the Deputy Commissioner of Tezpur, Shri Lalit Gogoi where high level railway officials of Rangiya Division, other District Administration officials and representatives of more than fifty organizations staging protest at Rangapara station demanding running of trains in the section were present.
The Railway administration has already started preparation for running passenger trains in the section and a detailed notification on the timings and stoppages of the train services to be run on the section will be notified soon.
The 144.48 kilometre recently-converted broad gauge section will have seventeen stations besides Rangiya Jn. and Rangapara North.