Aug 6, 2016

Railway Projects for Doubling and Tripling Of Railway Lines

Capacity Expansion is high on the priority of Indian Railways. In this regard Indian Railways is carrying out various projects expeditiously to double/triple/quadruple the existing Railway Lines. Zone-wise break-up of ongoing Doubling/Tripling/Quadrupling projects details including length, cost, expenditure and amount allocated as on 01.04.2016 is as tabulated below:-

S.
No.
Zonal Railway
No. of
projects

Length
(in Km)
Cost
Expenditure upto 31.03.2016
Outlay
2016-17
(in ` Crores)
1
Central
16
1902.75
16052.85
1144.84
1398.83
2
Eastern
31
1253.65
7979.95
2934.03
974.70
3
East Central
22
1362.94
13879.99
110.08
1224.12
4
East Coast
16
2683.91
22227.66
1900.35
2647.30
5
Northern
28
1816.15
17797.00
5293.18
1884.77
6
North Central
15
1411.18
17072.41
295.57
1237.18
7
North Eastern
10
802.00
6320.97
184.94
710.10
8
Northeast Frontier
8
611.43
6768.95
514.38
670.01
9
North Western
11
567.72
3376.00
974.21
952.96
10
Southern
21
1080.31
9927.93
2687.68
2011.45
11
South Central
14
2195.49
20064.00
466.51
971.02
12
South Eastern
16
891.05
8841.09
1249.94
931.05
13
South East Central
12
1284.76
10456.41
1226.22
1718.65
14
South Western
9
1243.26
9188.37
941.63
1457.42
15
Western
10
1073.83
8056.20
2285.36
1946.04
16
West Central 
14
1156.90
9079.62
1073.50
1240.19