Jammu-Srinagar railway link to be connected this year: Minister

J&K to have Vande Bharat trains by next year: Union Railways Minister
Union Railway Minister
Union Railway MinisterMubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar, March 25: Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Saturday said Jammu and Kashmir will have Vande Bharat trains next year as Jammu-Srinagar rail link will be opened this year only.

Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function here, as per the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), he also said that Kupwara and other two destinations in the Kashmir Valley will be connected with the Indian railways soon.

He said that railways across Jammu and Kashmir will be improved and the improvement will be witnessed by the year end.

"Telephone connectivity, double lines, parcel services, cement and pharmaceutical trade via Indian railways would be ensured by year end, besides, facilities for apple trade would also be considered,” he said.

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