New Delhi, May 18 (HS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone and inaugurate rail projects worth more than Rs 8000 crore in Odisha through video conferencing today (Thursday) at around 12:30 pm.
During this, he will also flag off the Vande Bharat Express running between Puri and Howrah. This train will pass through Khordha, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore districts of Odisha and Paschim Medinipur, Purba Medinipur districts of West Bengal.
The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for the redevelopment of Puri and Cuttack railway stations. The redeveloped stations will have all modern facilities to provide world-class experience to rail passengers. Prime Minister Modi will also inaugurate 100 percent electrified rail network in Odisha. This will reduce operation and maintenance cost and reduce dependence on imported crude oil. Along with this, doubling of Sambalpur-Titlagarh rail line will also be inaugurated.
He will also inaugurate a new broad gauge rail line between Angul-Sukinda, a third line connecting Manoharpur-Rourkela-Jharsuguda-Jamga and a new broad-gauge line between Bichupali-Jhartarbha.
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