Hoshiarpur: Rajya Sabha MP Avinash Rai Khanna and Hoshiarpur MP MoS Vijay Sampla have been making their individual efforts for the development of railways in Hoshiarpur district. MP Avinash Rai Khanna met Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu while MoS Sampla conducted a meeting with the DRM Ferozepur.
MP Avinash Rai Khanna demanded restoration of Hoshiarpur-Ferozepur passenger train. He also demanded a weekly train to Haridwar from Hoshiarpur.
MoS Vijay Sampla asked DRM Ferozepur to find possibilities for the direct trains to Haridwar and Brindavan.
He directed DRM Ferozepur to complete the survey of Hoshiarpur-Tanda, Hoshiarpur-Phagwara. Mukerian-Talwara and Hoshiarpur-Jaijon-Ropar rail lines as soon as possible. He also asked him to restore the parcel facility at Phagwara railway station.
MoS Vijay Sampla also asked him to improve the infrastructure at Hoshiarpur, Tanda, Dasuya, Mukerian and Phagwara railway stations and he could also issue funds from his MPLAD funds for it.