Latest News: Despite the border dispute, Nepal and India is continuing to maintain the friendship, because very soon the railway service between the two countries is going to start.
India has handed over two modern trains to Nepal, which will run between Jaynagar in Bihar and Kurtha in Dhanusha district from mid-December.
According to Indian Railways, both these trains will start from Kurtha in Janakpur city to Jaynagar, bordering India.
According to news agency PTI, this will be the first major line (broad gauge) rail service in this Himalayan nation, covering a distance of 35 km.
The Konkan Railway on Friday handed over two modern Diesel-Electric Multiple Unit (DMUC) trains for the Jayanagar-Kurtha line to Nepal Railway.
According to the information received, the two trains will provide the facility of traveling with a maximum speed of 110 kmph and will carry upto 1,300 passengers.
Nepal has signed an agreement with both China and India to connect its capital Kathmandu to the borders of the two countries.