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“Nepal in talks with China to build $8 bln cross-border rail link” (ht 15/05/2017), China agrees to provide financial assistance for cross-border railway link, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 15/05/2017), Nepal proposes China for road, rail links (kp 16/05/2017), Nepal, China designate focal persons to expedite cross-border railway project, by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 16/05/2017), Train of thought: The train will bring cheap Chinese goods. But will we then send it back empty on its return leg?, by Gaurav Bhattarai (rep 16/05/2017)

Kathmandu needs metro rail: Its introduction is vital for environmental sustainability, economic viability and improved quality of life, by Binod L. Amatya (kp 04/04/2017)

Nepal seeks Chinese support for Rasuwa-Lumbini railway (ht 25/03/2017)

Plan afoot to construct monorail in Kathmandu: The Rs 50 billion project is estimated to cover 28.55 kilometres of Ring Road, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 23/02/2017)

India proposes Kathmandu to Delhi, Kolkata rail links (kp 20/02/2017)

MoU signed for feasibility study of sky rail in Capital, by Anup Ojha (kp 09/02/2017), Fast and luxurious: An elevated monorail is the best way to ease commute and relieve traffic congestion in Kathmandu, by DN Thapa (kp 12/02/2017)

A metro for the metro: The Valley needs an integrated transit system that comprises bus and rail systems, by Ashish Gajurel (kp 11/01/2017)

IBN to form body to study valley metro rail (kp 09/01/2017)

Kathmandu-Birgunj Railway Line: Railway department extends deadline of global tender (rep 03/01/2017)

House panel to govt: Begin work on railway plan: Minister Lekhak says talks are on with various govern-ments and private firms interested in the rail  network expansion project (kp 23/12/2016)

Jayanagar-Janakpur-Bardibas railway inspected (ht 20/12/2016)

Janakpur-Jayanagar railway service unlikely to resume by June, by Suresh Yadav (rep 08/12/2016)

Barahani-Kathmandu railway project: Railway Department yet to decide on India’s proposal (kp 24/11/2016)

Railway engines gathering dust, literally (kp 20/11/2016)

Kathmandu-Kerung railway: 4 Chinese companies interested in project (kp 09/10/2016)

India tables proposal to conduct survey for 2 cross-border railways, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 26/09/2016)

Chinese firms show interest in feasibility study of Rasuwagadhi-Kathmandu railway (ht 12/08/2016)

Nepal-China railway ‘technologically and economically feasible’, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 06/08/2016)

Two Chinese companies keen to build rail network in Nepal, by Mukul Humagain and Anil Giri (kp 02/07/2016)

Kolkata-Jogbani railway of no use, say traders, by Binod Bhandari (kp 28/06/2016)

Feasibility study for railway projects in Nepal under way (ht 10/06/2016)

Feasibility study of Kathmandu-Birgunj railway: Surprise inclusion in budget 2016-17, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 05/06/2016)

Private sector seeks dedicated railway line (ht 05/06/2016)

Extending rail link to Nepal no big deal: Chinese experts, by Ashok Dahal (kp 03/06/2016)

Govt to relocate unused rail tracks (kp 25/05/2016)

Trans-Himalayan Railway, Fiction or Feasibility?, by Narad Bharadwaj (rn 20/05/2016)

Nepal-China Trans-border Railways, by Lila Nyaichyai (rn 17/05/2016)

Call to scrap faulty railway tracks at Birgunj dry port, by Shankar Acharya (kp 04/04/2016)

Trans-Himalaya railway link to be explored, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 22/03/2016)

Broad gauge railway construction delayed (ht 20/01/2016)

KMC unveils plan to build a sustainable, resilient metro (kp 03/01/2016)

Kathmandu-Pokhara railway: Chinese firm to conduct feasibility study (kp 18/12/2015)

Government invites EoI for Railway DPR (ht 03/09/2015)

Trains wanted: An integrated transport system is crucial for the regeneration of Kathmandu, by Binod L. Amatya (kp 01/09/2015)

Rail network can be extended upto Kathmandu, say Chinese officials, by Roshan Sedhai (kp 20/07/2015)

Govt to conduct another feasibility study of railway line (ht 29/06/2015)

Report: China eyeing Tibet-Nepal railway (kp 10/04/2015)

China to extend railway link by 2020 (kp 02/04/2015)

Kathari to be linked by railways within a year, by Binod Bhandari (kp 09/01/2015)

‘Allocate sufficient budget for railway development’ (ht 06/01/2015)

China assures rail link with Nepal: Nepal asked to study feasibility, by Anil Giri (kp 28/12/2014)

Alignment row threatens tode rail railway project (ht 11/12/2014)

Work on two railway links under way (kp 30/11/2014)

IBN plans fresh DPR for metro railway service (ht 15/11/2014)

Feasibility study of alternative railway line planned (ht 20/11/2014)

Janakpur Railway suspension affects border movement, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 05/11/2014)

Work on three remaining railway links to start this fiscal (ht 29/09/2014)

Railway DPR in west uncertain: DoR unable to move ahead due to a case filed at apex court (ht 25/09/2014)

Railway construction cost up: Per km cost for Simara-Tamsariya section nearly Rs 1 billion; Government also to conduct feasibility study to avoid CNP (ht 23/09/2014)

70pc work on railway done (kp 26/08/2014) [related to Jogbani-Biratnagar railway], Nepal, India review work onongoing railway projects (ht 26/08/2014)

Nepal urges India to link three ICDs with railway (kp 02/08/2014)

China plans railway to Nepal, India borders by 2020 (ht 25/07/2014), China Rail To Reach Nepal In 6 Yrs, by Purna Basnet (rep 25/07/2014), China plans rail link with Nepal, by Nirmal Shrestha (kp 31/07/2014)

Mechi-Mahakali electric railway: Construction formally begins, by Aman Koirala (kp 16/06/2014), Mechi-Mahakali Electric Railway construction starts (rep 17/06/2014), Locals stop railway project in its tracks, by Aman Koirala (kp 17/06/2014)

Govt ban on old vehicles affects railway expansion, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 15/06/2014)

Khanal requests China for railway link (kp 15/05/2014)

Railways dept mulls multi-year contracts:  If things go according to plan, construction of east-west railway track bed to gather speed (ht 06/05/2014)

Consultant urges government to adopt DBB model: Says the model will be cheaper for one section of Mechi-Mahakali Railway (ht 14/04/2014)

Minister decries rail plan via Chitwan Park, by Pragati Shahi (kp 07/03/2014)

East-West electric railway: DPR of Simara-Tamsariya segment gets go-ahead, by Ramesh Shrestha and Pragati Shahi (kp 28/02/2014)

Trainspotting in Kathmandu: Road expansion alone will not solve traffic congestion; an urban rail might do better, by Binod L. Amatya (kp 27/02/2014)

Only 20% works on Biratnagar-Jogbani railway project completed (rep 24/02/2014)

Nepal, India talk railway projects (kp 22/02/2014)

Call to build railway, postal road parallel (kp 19/02/2014)

Hush-hush railway survey angers Butwal folks: Kalikanagar people want route realigned thru forest (ht 09/02/2014)

Trade hit as Janakpur Railway chugs to a halt, by Shyam Sundar Shahi (kp 03/02/2014), Dispute among staff shuts railway for 23 days (ht 14/02/2014)

Tresspassing into nature: Planned new east-west railroad and Hulaki highway threaten the Chitwan National Park, by Bhrikuti Rai and Sunir Pandey (nt 24/01/2014)

Janakpur railway service halted, by Shyam Sundar Shashi (kp 18/01/2014)

Simara-Tamsariya railway: DPR of Chitwan portion in limbo (kp 01/01/2014)

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