Dec 9, 2016

Rail Connectivity To State Capitals

All State Capitals except the State of Meghalaya, Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram and Sikkim are connected by Broad Gauge Railway Line. In Goa, Broad Gauge rail connectivity exists upto Madgaon and Vasco-da-Gama stations. The summer Capital of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar is connected 


to Broad Gauge network but it does not have connectivity with Railways network beyond Banihal. 

At present, out of the 29 States, 22 States are connected by Rajdhani/Shatabdi Express type of train services. 

This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha