Himachal Speaker Brij Bihari Lal Butail met Union Railway Minister Pawan Bansal and requested to expedite the railway projects of the State to provide better transportation facilities to the local residents as well as tourists visiting the State.
Butail requested the Railway Minister to provide adequate budgetary provisions for various railway projects of the State in the coming railway budget. He requested for conversion of Jogindernagar—Pathankot railway line as broad gauge keeping in view of the heavy passenger load on this line and also requested for timely completion of the Una -Nangal-Talwara railway line by providing adequate budget and manpower in the next railway budget. He also requested for construction of Dehradun–Poanta Sahib- Kala Amb- Chandigarh railway line and Chandigarh Baddi railway line to facilitate the movement of goods from industrial areas of the State.
Brij Bihari Butail requested the Union Minister to ensure timely completion of all railway projects being commissioned in the state and strengthen the railway network in the State.