Two railway projects in Bihar on Centre’s radar

By , TNN

PATNA: Execution of two railway projects – diesel locomotive manufacturing factory at Marhaura in Saran district and electric locomotive manufacturing factory at Madhepura – allocated to Bihar in 2006 is a priority for the Narendra Modi government.

Railway Board chairman Arunendra Kumar is likely to present a blueprint of these two factories and discuss early execution of the two projects with the PM in the first week of November.

According to a Railway Board official, railways is faced with fund crunch and, as such, has decided to complete most of the ambitious railway projects on public-private partnership (PPP) basis in the current fiscal year.

Six projects have been selected for execution on PPP basis, and they include the Marhaura and Madhepura projects. More info

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