Assam’s Dima Hasao district gets first broad gauge rail line

Assam's Dima Hasao district gets first broad gauge rail lineIn Assam, the broad gauge train started its first journey to reach New-Haflong railway station on newly constructed broad gauge track. The goods train with 43 numbers of wagons has reached New-Haflong Railway Station along with high level railway officials.

After receiving clearance from the Railway Safety Commission, the running of passenger trains will begin from Pathakhula to New-Haflong on the track extended up to Silchar.

This is a red letter day for the history of railway in Dima Hasao district in Assam.

The train in its first ever journey runes 98 km from Patharkhula station to New-Haflong station has crossed 9 tunnel,15 stations,15 major bridges and 135 minor bridges.

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