The construction work on the Jammu-Udhampur-Katra-Qazigund-Baramulla new rail line project is expected to be completed by April 2023. The project involves laying of 345 km long new railway line joining the Kashmir Valley with IR network from Jammu to Baramulla via Udhampur, Katra and Qazigund. It is expected to provide an alternative and a reliable transportation system to Jammu and Kashmir.