Varanasi to own ropeways to ease road congestion


Varanasi to own ropeways to ease road congestion

Varanasi is finally on its thanks to become a wise town.

Work has begun for rising conveyance system. As railway line and mono rail ar infeasible here thanks to slim roads, the proposal for ropeways is taking form.

Survey has begun on 3 routes for aerial tramway and during a meeting control by Commissioner Deepak Agarwal, it absolutely was determined that RITES (Rail Asian nation Technical and Economic Service) and engineering practice company specializing within the field of transport infrastructure would supervise the project.

RITES official Vishakha said: “Ropeway could be a smart plan for previous Kashi wherever roads ar slim and it’s impractical to interrupt structures.”

The first projected route of the aerial tramway would be Shivpur to Sigra and Lanka whereas the second route would be from Kuccheri to Lahurabir, Maidagin and Gudauliya. The third route would be from Lahartara to Banaras Hindu University.

Varanasi Development Authority (VDA) Vice-Chairman Rajesh Kumar aforementioned that the proposal for ropeways was presently beneath study.

“RITES is finding out the feasibleness of the project – whether or not one aerial tramway or a double aerial tramway would be higher. Once the initial study is completed which might take another time period more or less, we’ll go to consequent stage of getting ready an in depth project report (DPR),” he said.

Kumar aforementioned that no bids had been invited until currently and therefore the same would begin solely when different modalities ar figured out.

The aerial tramway, he said, would ease road hold up to an excellent extent.


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