Jammu–Poonch railway line

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Jammu–Poonch railway
जम्मू - अखनूर - पुंछ रेलवे
ریلوے جموں کے اخنور پونچھ
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 railway 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 railway, Jammu–Poonch, Tanakpur–Bageshwar, RupaiParshuram Kund lines.[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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