New Delhi: The Railway Minister, Mr. Suresh Prabhu today presented Railway Budget in Lok Sabha. The Hoshiarpur has got major rail projects. In last Railway budget also, Hoshiarpur was allotted with a weekly train Hoshiarpur Express connecting Hoshiarpur directly with the National Capital. Now it is running daily.
In today’s Railway budget, the Railway Minister announced the Hoshiarpur-Phagwara rail link, Tanda-Hoshiarpur rail link, Hoshiarpur-Jaijon Doaba-Ropar rail link and Talwara-Mukerian rail link.
All these rail projects are very important for connecting Hoshiarpur to other places totally with rail.
It is noteworthy here that Talwara has been connected to Una, Nangal, Ropar and Chandigarh via rail. With the extension of rail link to Mukerian and further Gurdaspur, a rail link from Amritsar to Chandigarh can be directly connected.
The Hoshiarpur MP and Union MoS Vijay Sampla claims that he had approached the Railway Minister for these projects.