Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal took a survey of last-mile connectivity plans for Char Dham projects. Kedarnath and Badrinath Rail connectivity will take off from Karnaprayag station which is part of 125 km long Rishikesh -Karnaprayag new BG Rail line project.
The Final Location Survey for new BG rail connectivity to Char Dham, that is, Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath is near completion
The minister directed officials that options of all last leg connectivity be examined along with detailed cost implications for the entire project up to completion. He said, the pilgrims must get fast, safe and comfortable last leg connectivity with the Char Dhams, he said.
On the other hand, Gangotri and Yamunotri Rail connectivity will take off from the existing Doiwala Station.