Linking Char Dham Routes With Railway Line

Preliminary Engineering survey for Rail Connectivity to Chardham and Chardham Yatra (Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath & Kedarnath via Dehradun & Karanprayag) has been completed. Total cost of 327.11 Km long rail line has been assessed as ‘ 43,292 Cr. To assess viability, Traffic Survey has been taken up.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Manoj Sinha in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha on 18.12.2015 (Friday).