Obtained Approval in Principle for Mathura Transit Project: Hema Malini


Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has given his approval in principle to a proposed mass transit system to facilitate the movement of pilgrims between Mathura and Vrindavan, MP Hema Malini said on Wednesday.

The planned mass transit system, the BJP leader said, will help alleviate traffic congestion between the two cities and also pave the way for proper use of railway land.



Thanking Vaishnaw for improving passenger amenities at Mathura Junction, Malini said she had presented a proposal for the development of a tourist facilitation center at the station.

“During a meeting, the Minister of Railways, in principle, gave his consent to the two projects at my request, said MP Mathura Malini.

Regarding the public transport system, she indicated that the Union Ministry of Roads and Road Transport has agreed to meet the expenses of this project on the condition that the land will be handed over by the railways on a lease. 30 years renewable for another 20 years.

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