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Entry# 1347189-0

MXR/Mahur (2 PFs)
মাহুৰ     माहुर

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Mahur , Dist - Dima Hasao (N C Hills)
State: Assam

Elevation: 529 m above sea level
Zone: NFR/Northeast Frontier   Division: Lumding

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Apr 09 2018 (00:47) Railways to run 5 metre-gauge lines as heritage stretches (m.economictimes.com)
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News Entry# 333874  Blog Entry# 3283540   
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Apr 09 2018 (00:47)
Station Tag: Harangajao/HJO added by 16229🔹Mysuru↔️Varanasi Express🔹16230^~/36147

Apr 09 2018 (00:47)
Station Tag: Mahur/MXR added by 16229🔹Mysuru↔️Varanasi Express🔹16230^~/36147

Apr 09 2018 (00:47)
Station Tag: Udaipur City/UDZ added by 16229🔹Mysuru↔️Varanasi Express🔹16230^~/36147

Apr 09 2018 (00:47)
Station Tag: Marwar Junction/MJ added by 16229🔹Mysuru↔️Varanasi Express🔹16230^~/36147

Apr 09 2018 (00:47)
Station Tag: Mailani Junction/MLN added by 16229🔹Mysuru↔️Varanasi Express🔹16230^~/36147

Apr 09 2018 (00:47)
Station Tag: Nanpara Junction/NNP added by 16229🔹Mysuru↔️Varanasi Express🔹16230^~/36147

Apr 09 2018 (00:47)
Station Tag: Kalakund/KKD added by 16229🔹Mysuru↔️Varanasi Express🔹16230^~/36147

Apr 09 2018 (00:47)
Station Tag: Mhow/MHOW added by 16229🔹Mysuru↔️Varanasi Express🔹16230^~/36147
The railways has decided to preserve five of its metre-gauge lines across the country and run them as heritage lines, in a shift from its plans to convert all of them in to broad-gauge ones, sources in the ministry said.
The lines to be preserved include sections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Assam, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat. Sources said these lines are linked to tourist destinations and were earlier identified for gauge conversion, but now will be retained as heritage lines.
Among them is the around 30-km-long Mhow-Kalakund rail line in Madhya Pradesh, which,
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the sources said, will be used solely for tourism purposes.
This rail route passes through the picturesque hills and the valleys of the Vindhyachal mountain range and will draw tourists to the Patalpani waterfall, officials said.
"The Patalpani waterfalls has the potential to draw tourists. But very few people, save Indore and neighbouring districts, come here. Promoting this line will help tourism and also generate jobs among the tribals," said a source.
Another line which has been identified by the ministry as having the potential to be developed as a tourism line is the 171-km Nanpara-Mailani section in Uttar Pradesh. It runs through the Dudhwa national park.
Around a 50-km meter-gauge line which passes through the Gir Forest in Gujarat will also be preserved, sources said, along with about a 70- km Marwar-Udaipur metre-gauge railway section falling in the bio-diversity sanctuary of Todgarh Raoli.
"These are picturesque stretches which can be enjoyed by tourists and are unique to India. Maybe an eco-tourism safari can be planned around it. All these sections have sharp bends, tunnels which have immense tourism potential," said the source.
Sources say that the ministry is also contemplating if these heritage trains can be such that tourists can enjoy the scenery through large glass windows and ceilings like those in Switzerland.
Another 120-km section has been identified in Assam -- the Mahur - Harangajao meter gauge -- in the hill section of the North Cachar Hill district (now called Dima Hasao district).
The line, which will now be preserved, is unique for the presence of numerous tunnels in the section that still stand out as architectural marvels.





Jan 13 2016 (13:03) Dima Hasao seeks train from New Haflong (www.assamtribune.com)
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News Entry# 253864   
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Jan 13 2016 (1:03PM)
Station Tag: Harangajao/HJO added by 👉 WDP4D Mariani WDG4D 👈/1329476

Jan 13 2016 (1:03PM)
Station Tag: Mahur/MXR added by 👉 WDP4D Mariani WDG4D 👈/1329476

Jan 13 2016 (1:03PM)
Station Tag: Haflong Hill/HFG added by 👉 WDP4D Mariani WDG4D 👈/1329476

Jan 13 2016 (1:03PM)
Station Tag: Lower Haflong/LFG added by 👉 WDP4D Mariani WDG4D 👈/1329476
HAFLONG, Jan 12 - Demanding a train from New Haflong and the revival of ‘Heritage line’, the people of Dima Hasao submitted a representation to the General Manager of NF Railway through the Deputy Commissioner of Dima Hasao, Amarendra Barua, recently.
They appreciated the efforts of Railway to run BG fast passengers train in between Guwahti and Silchar. However, they claimed that the people of Dima Hasao were not at all benefitted in terms of accommodation from the train communication since the train was originating from Silchar or Guwahati.
Though the major portion
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of Lumding-Silchar BG section falls in Dima Hasao, but the people would remain deprived of train communication.
Moreover, as the BG line has left out the old MG section from Mahur to Harangajao, at least 260 villages of the district are badly affected socially and economically as the villagers were solely dependent on the MG rail communication.
Jan 14 2015 (13:14) Ballast train reach New haflong (www.assamtribune.com)
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News Entry# 209039   
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Jan 14 2015 (1:14PM)
Station Tag: Mahur/MXR added by Mazhar/1139229

Jan 14 2015 (1:14PM)
Station Tag: Lower Haflong/LFG added by Mazhar/1139229
Stations:  Lower Haflong/LFG   Mahur/MXR  
Ballast train arrives at New Haflong Station

GUWAHATI, Jan 13 – The ‘mega block’ for the Lumding-Silchar Gauge Conversion Project, which started from October 1, 2014 for a period of six months, has facilitated the undertaking of works on a war footing, a press release received here stated.
It was a historic moment for the people of Dima Hasao district
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to see the first ballast train consisting of engines attached with 53 ballast loaded hopper (BOBYN) wagons at New Haflong Station which reached on January 12. It was a fitting gift for the people of the district on the occasion of Magh Bihu and the fulfilment of a long-cherished dream of the people.
The major works during the mega block along the 100-km length include the completion of about 12 lakh cubic metre earth work, tunnelling works at Tunnel No.7, track linking and other related works in 13 station yards in 100 days. There are eight tunnels and 211 bridges in the 100-km long section from Lumding to New Haflong, the press release added.
Jan 13 2015 (11:47) Goods train reach New Haflong on Monday 12.1.15 (www.dainikjugasankha.in)
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News Entry# 208872  Blog Entry# 1338776   
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Jan 13 2015 (12:53PM)
Station Tag: Lumding Junction/LMG removed by জয়দীপ JOYDEEP जय़दीप*^/90119

Jan 13 2015 (12:53PM)
Station Tag: Maibang/MBG removed by জয়দীপ JOYDEEP जय़दीप*^/90119

Jan 13 2015 (12:53PM)
Station Tag: Silchar/SCL removed by জয়দীপ JOYDEEP जय़दीप*^/90119

Jan 13 2015 (12:52PM)
Station Tag: Badarpur Junction/BPB removed by জয়দীপ JOYDEEP जय़दीप*^/90119

Jan 13 2015 (12:52PM)
Station Tag: Guwahati/GHY removed by জয়দীপ JOYDEEP जय़दीप*^/90119

Jan 13 2015 (11:47AM)
Station Tag: Mahur/MXR added by Mazhar/1139229

Jan 13 2015 (11:47AM)
Station Tag: Maibang/MBG added by Mazhar/1139229

Jan 13 2015 (11:47AM)
Station Tag: Badarpur Junction/BPB added by Mazhar/1139229

Jan 13 2015 (11:47AM)
Station Tag: Lower Haflong/LFG added by Mazhar/1139229

Jan 13 2015 (11:47AM)
Station Tag: Silchar/SCL added by Mazhar/1139229

Jan 13 2015 (11:47AM)
Station Tag: Lumding Junction/LMG added by Mazhar/1139229

Jan 13 2015 (11:47AM)
Station Tag: Guwahati/GHY added by Mazhar/1139229
Stations:  Lower Haflong/LFG   Mahur/MXR  
On Monday 12.1.145 that is on the 103rd day of Mega block of Silchar Lamding gauge conversion, Goods train with 64 wagons reach New Haflong Station at evening 4.30pm.





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