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Soon safer & economical Indian Railways connectivity to Char Dham in Uttarakhand! Piyush Goyal reviews project

The concerned officials were directed by the minister to do a detailed review of all the alternatives considering the comfort and safety of the public.

While reviewing the last mile connectivity plans for Indian Railways’ Char Dham project, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that pilgrims must get safe, fast, and comfortable last leg connectivity with Char Dham destinations. The concerned officials were directed by the minister to do a detailed review of all the alternatives considering the comfort and safety of the public. For the entire project, options of all last leg connectivity to be examined along with detailed cost implications up to completion, Goyal said. He further said that comprehensive planning for the project needs to be done to cater to the need of tourism as well as to make it convenient for the pilgrims to reach the temple timely and safely.

According to the ministry, the Final Location Survey (FLS) for new Broad Gauge rail connectivity to Char Dham i.e. Gangotri,…

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