Rangpo, 17 Jul : Sevoke – Rangpo Railway Project today inside Sikkim saw a next leap as in Sikkim side proposed Rangpo Railway Station side Tunnel No14 portal 2 Foundation Stone laying ceremony held at Khanikhola in Majhitar , Rangpo today.
Sikkim Railway : A most awaited Sikkim- Sevoke Rangpo Rail connectivity project work sees a second advancement today in Rangpo. The other end of the T14 tunnel construction work commenced with rituals at Khanikhola in Rangpo (Majhitar) in Sikkim side which is also the proposed station.
It may be recalled the entry point of T14 tunnel on the other Side at Kumrek near Rangpo was commenced in year end of 2017 itself. The length of tunnel is 2 Kms.
Bhoomipujan cum Fundation Stone laying ceremony at station side was done in presence of Sh TT Bhutia GM IRCON , SDM Rangpo Sh Prem K Rai , Railway and State Govt officials and others.
According to source there is huge challange to make the tunnel through and out due to geographical constraints. Despite geographical complications the project work has been going on with all possible technical mean and measure.