Belagavi – Dharwad Direct Railway project to be included in Next Budget – Suresh Angadi
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Belagavi – Dharwad Direct Railway project to be included in Next Budget – Suresh Angadi

Rail route between between Belagavi and Dharwad will be included in the next year’s budget, Union Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi has said.

Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has said that the state government will provide land free of cost for the Belagavi – Dharwad & Shivamogga – Ranebennur Direct line project. He has also promised that the state will provide 50% of the project cost. The work will begin soon after the land is handed over the Railways department, Angadi said.

The minister was speaking after inaugurating the newly constructed Arasalu railway station and lift installed at Shivamogga railway station, through a virtual platform from Belagavi on Saturday.

Angadi said that the Railway department was keen on linking every town through rail network and needs the cooperation of the state government.

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