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PM talks about development of rail projects in Bihar

Aaj Tak
Aaj Tak
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the historic Kosi Rail Mega Bridge in Bihar on Friday. The bridge is 1.9 kilometres long and has been constructed at a cost of Rs 516 crores. While speaking at the event PM Narendra Modi said that in Bihar over the period of last 6 years, more than 3000 kilometers of railways have been electrified. He said only about 325 km of new rail lines were commissioned in Bihar in the 5 years before 2014 whereas about 700 km of new rail lines were commissioned in Bihar in the 5 years after 2014 which is almost double the distance constructed earlier.