Aurihar junction of the Varanasi division, North Eastern Railway (NER) is well connected with major railway stations and cities like Varanasi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Bareli, New Delhi, Chennai, Pune, Mumbai, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. Aurihar station is identified as a model station for development. The passenger amenities and other works are in progress. The Minister of state for railway Manoj Sinha has recently laid foundation stone for doubling and electrification of Aurihar-Jaunpur and Aurihar-Bhatni routes and DEMU shed at Aurihar. Rs 600 crore project for doubling and electrification of Aurihar-Jaunpur route and Rs 983 crore project for doubling and electrification of Aurihar-Bhatni route had been approved in the rail budget 2016-17.
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