Train services between Bathnaha in Araria district of Bihar state of India and Biratnagar, a town in eastern Nepal, is likely to begin in 2014.
According to a Times of India report, the work on the 18-km rail route between Bathnaha and Biratnagar is being expeditiously carried out.
It is expected that after the work is completed, trains would chug out of Biratnagar by 2014.
TOI said that the new rail route construction would cost Rs 248 crore. While 5km stretch of the route from Bathnaha to border point will be inside Bihar, 13km stretch would fall within Nepal. nepalnews.com