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India-Bangladesh rail link to be ready by 2021: Jitendra Singh

The landmark railway line, connecting the northeastern region with Bangladesh, will be ready by the end of 2021, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said. Singh said when the construction of the railway line, between Agartala in Tripura and Akhaura in Bangladesh, will be completed, it will pave the way for running the first train from the northeast to Bangladesh on the eve of the 75thyear of India's independence in 2022. The landmark railway line between Agartala and Akhaura will. The railway link will connect Gangasagar in Bangladesh to Nischintapur in India and from Nischintapur to Agartala railway station. There is a regular 'Arunachal Express' train running from Itanagar to New Delhi and a double-gauge track is being laid all across the region.