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EKTA NAGAR RAILWAY STATION

Key Points:

  • The Ekta Nagar railway station code will be EKNR.
  • 08224620 will be the numerical code of the station.
  • This will also change the boards of trains running from Kevadiya railway station.

Ekta Nagar railway station:

  • It is about 4 miles [7 km] from the small town of Kevadiya.
  • It is located at a distance of 5 kilometres from the Statue of Unity.
  • The construction of this station is intended to make the Statue of Unity easily accessible to visitors. 
  • Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India, laid its foundation stone on 15 December 2018. 
  • It is also India's first railway station with a Green Construction Certificate.
  • The construction of the railway station is expected to cost 200 million Indian rupees.
  • The railway line will connect Kevadiya with Garudeshwar, Chandod, Moriya and Tilakwada.

Ministry of Railways:

  • It is responsible for India's rail transport and operates the Indian Railways.

Indian Railways:

  • It is an organisation that operates as a monopoly in rail transport.
  • It is headed by the Chairman and CEO of the Railway Board.

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