Aizawl on railway map
Mizoram's capital Aizawl is all set to be on the railway map with the construction of the 51. 38 km long broad-gauge railway line between Sairang and Bairabi on the Mizoram-Assam border. The project is expected to be commissioned by December 2023. Sairang is about 20 km from Aizawl and the work on the project is currently in full swing. Around 89. 55 per cent of earthwork, 37 per cent of major bridges, and about 73. 26 per cent of minor bridges have been completed. Twenty-one per cent of the construction of cut and cover tunnels has also been completed. There are 32 tunnels (12. 67 km total length), 16 cut and cover tunnels (2. 58 km total length) along 51.38 km long stretch of the broad-gauge railway line, which traverses through Thingdawl and Tlangnuam Blocks of Kolasib and Aizawl districts. There are 55 major bridges of which six are tall bridges having a height of more than 70 m (the tallest being 101. 4 m), 87 minor bridges, five road over bridges and eight road under bridges. Apart from Bairabi, the railway line will pass through four stations - Hortoki, Kawnpui, Mualkhang and Sairang.

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