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World  /  Published 16.07.22

Amid airport chaos, trains are saviour

Cancellations, short staffing and lost baggage currently make flying a nightmare. In Europe, trains are set to become a faster, more reliable and climate-friendly alternative. I recently spent nearly...
By Stuart Braun

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.22

Matua outfit starts movement for rail link

The All-India Matua Mahasangha on Sunday launched a movement demanding a 100km rail link between Nadia’s bordering town Karimpur and district head quarters Krishnagar, the timing and the demand ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.21

Train with vistadome coach to run daily

Demand for tickets to the vistadome coach on the train along the Dooars between New Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar Junction has made authorities of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) decide to run the tr...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.20

Chilahati-Haldibari rail link eyes Dec, March hope for Siliguri-Dhaka

The Sheikh Hasina government in Bangladesh intends to start train services along the Haldibari-Chilahati route from December 2020 as well as a passenger train service to connect its capital  Dhak...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

World  /  Published 13.10.19

Nepal, China sign key land-link deal

Chinese President Xi Jinping wound up two days of meetings in Nepal on Sunday with deals for a rail link to Tibet and a tunnel, an official said, boosting the Himalayan nation’s efforts to end an In...
By Reuters, PTI in Kathmandu

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.20

Bangla rail link on fast track

The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) on Tuesday inaugurated the renovated Haldibari station in Cooch Behar district as part of a project to reconnect it with a station in neighbouring Bangladesh and a...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri


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