PM to inaugurate Thane-Diva railway lines

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JALANDHAR, FEB 14 (UNI)- Prime Minister Narendra Modi being presented a memento by senior leaders of alliance during an election rally in Jalandhar on Monday.

New Delhi, (UNI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate two additional railway lines connecting Thane and Diva in Maharashtra on Friday via video conferencing, it was announced on Thursday.

Modi will also flag off two suburban trains of the Mumbai suburban railway, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said.

The two additional railway lines built at an estimated cost of around Rs 620 crores features a 1.4-km-long rail flyover and three major and 21 minor bridges.

“These lines will significantly remove the interference of long distance train traffic with suburban train’s traffic in Mumbai,” the PMO said.

These lines will also enable the introduction of 36 new suburban trains in the city.

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