Rail connectivity in Haryana set to improve in coming months
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With three new railway lines in the offing, railways connectivity in Haryana is all set to increase in the coming months. As part of the South-North Corridor Railway Connectivity Project, estimated at a total cost of Rs 1605 crore, the three rail lines, Rewari-Jhajjar-Rohtak, Jind-Sonepat and Hansi-Meham-Rohtak, will be built at a cost of Rs 1,250 crore. While divulging the details, the political advisor to the Haryana chief minister, Prof Virender Singh, on Saturday, said: "The south-north corridor will connect the northern and southern parts of Haryana and Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda will inaugurate the Rewari-Jhajjar-Rohtak railway line in January 2013."
He added that of the three proposed lines, construction work of Rohtak-Jhajjar railway line has almost been completed while work is under way at the Sonepat-Jind railway line and the Rohtak-Hansi railway line has also been approved, for which, tenders have been received for its survey and geo-technical assesment.