Indian Railways is an Indian state-owned enterprise, owned and operated by the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways.
Indian Railways is eyeing new sources of revenue and looking to focus on transnational changes.
Subsequently, the privately owned EBR extended the lines up to Goalundo (now part of Bangladesh). From here, one had to cross over the Ganges (Padma) river to the opposite side Sara Ghat. However the EBR refused to lay the lines from Sara Ghat all the way up to Siliguri.