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LATEST SECTION BEGUN ON INDIA RAIL EXPANSION PROJECT

Work has begun to double and electrify a 25-km stretch of rail that will complete the project between Maduri and Chennai, India, The Times of India reports. Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain, who participated in a ceremony launching the work, said the section, part of just one of three such projects in Tamil Nadu state, should be finished this year, and all the work should be finished in three to four years. Along with the rail expansions and electrifications, Gohain said 84 escalators and 61 lifts had been commissioned at stations, with work in progress on 32 escalators and 26 lifts.

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