Jammu–Poonch line

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Jammu–Poonch line
जम्मू - अखनूर - पुंछ लाइन
ریلوے جموں کے اخنور لکیر
Status Proposed
Locale Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Stations Jammu Tawi (Start) to Poonch (End)
Services Jammu TawiAkhnoorKaleethDori DagerChowki ChouraBhamblaRajouriPoonch
Website http://www.indianrailways.gov.in
Operator(s) Indian Railways
Line length 234 km (145 mi)
Number of tracks Broad Gauge
Track gauge 5 ft 6 in (1,676 mm)

The Jammu–Poonch line is a proposed railway line from Jammu Tawi station via the Historic City of Akhnoor to Poonch via Kaleeth-Doori Dager-Chowki Choura-Bhambla-Nowshera-Rajouri. The line was designated a national project on 22 March 2012.[1]

The ex-railway minister of India, Mukul Roy announced that he is pursuing the inclusion of four critical projects as national projects, which include Bilaspur–Mandi–Leh line, Jammu–Poonch line, Tanakpur–Bageshwar line, Rupai Siding–Parshuram Kund line.[2]

The new railway Line between Jammu and Poonch with 234.12 km length will cost Rs. 7227.85 Crore.[3]

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