Aug 13, 2016

Doubling and Tripling of Railway Lines

Doubling and Tripling of Railway Lines

             Government has approved 5 Doubling/Tripling projects worth Rs.10739 Crore on 25.05.2016.  As most of the Railway lines straddle across one or more States, State-wise data is not maintained; Zone-wise details are as under:-

S. No.
Zonal Railway
Name of Project
Length
(Km)
Cost
(` in Cr.)
Outlay 16-17
(` in Cr.)
1
North Eastern
Rosa-Sitapur Cantt-Burwal
180.77
1295.42
175
2
Western
Surendranagar-Rajkot doubling with electrification
116.17
1002.39
240
3
Central
Pune-Miraj-Londa doubling
467
3627.47
325
4
East Coast
Vizianagaram-Sambhalpur(Titlagarh) 3rd line
264.6
2335.68
225
5
West Central
Bina-Katni 3rd line
278.70
2478.23
363
As these projects have recently been sanctioned, no expenditure has been incurred.
   This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha