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New Train will take travelers from West Bengal to Sikkim in just 2 hours!

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A new railway project recently announced will take tourists and locals from West Bengal to Sikkim in just 2 hours! Road journey takes not less than 4-5 hours! This new railway line is also very exciting and will pass through 14 tunnels, 14 bridges and 5 stations. As per reports the line will be constructed along the Sevok-Rongpo route and is expected to end by 2021. 

The route will have stations at Sevok, Riyang, Teesta Bazar, Melli and Rongpo. The line will however keep into consideration the wildlife sanctuaries that are spread across the hills in this region. It will cover a total distance of 44.98 kilometres.