Agartala-Akhaura rail link with in 2019.
Agartala , the capital of Tripura is the recently connected to the Guwahati ,Kolkata and Delhi in terms of boradgage railway. But the distance is long and take too much time in this way. To make the distance short with Kolkata , the construction of Agartala-Akhaura link is going on. The progress of Agartala-Akahura is better than expected.Authorities concerned in both the countries expect the construction of the project to be finished by December 2018.
“The Agartala-Akhaura railway service will be operational by the early 2019. Construction [of the rail track] will be finished by December 2018,” said Samarjit Bhowmik, transport secretary of the state government of Tripura, after a meeting between the steering committees of Bangladesh and India in Dhaka on August 28.
So the people from Agartala can expect a better journey to Kolkata with in a short time and savings.