The Prime Minister also inaugurated the Rewa-Itwari-Rewa train service, which will operate four days a week and provide easy access to industrial hubs, educational centers, and must-see tourist destinations in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Furthermore, two new train services were launched, one of which is equipped with 12 coaches, paving the way for development and tourism growth in the region.
Additionally, the state achieved a milestone by completing the electrification of the existing Broad Gauge rail network covering 4,811.15 route km, including the electrification of Mahoba-Khajuraho-Udaipura and Birlanagar-Udi Mor railway lines. The electrification projects will reduce carbon footprint and lower operating costs.
PM Modi also inaugurated the Chhindwara-Nainpur-Mandla Fort gauge conversion project, which has been completed at a cost of Rs 1,504 crore. This 183-km long conversion project will provide broad gauge rail connectivity in tribal districts, paving the way for employment opportunities, economic growth, and development. It will also provide easy access for tourists visiting Kanha National Park.