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Blog Entry# 1971554  
Posted: Aug 24 2016 (18:24)

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Last Response: Aug 25 2016 (11:33)
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Aug 24 2016 (18:18)   Cabinet approves 9 railway network expansion projects worth over Rs 24,000 crore

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In a major push to give a boost to the infrastructure sector in the country, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for nine projects worth Rs 24,374.86 crore in nine States for expansion of railway network and connectivity across the country.
This included a project in Assam for the construction of a second railway line (176 km) between New Bongaigaon and Kamakhya with an expenditure of Rs 2,586.85 crore. The second in Jharkhand for construction 3rd line between Kharagpur (Nimpura) and Adityapur (132 km) costing Rs 1,483.36 crore.
the States of Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra the construction of 3rd line between Rajnandgaon-Nagpur (Kalumna) (228.3 km) in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh and Gondia, Bhandara and Nagpur districts in Maharashtra would cost Rs 2,193.53 crore.
In the States of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh the construction of 3rd line between Mathura and Jhansi (273.80 km) and construction of 3rd line between Jhansi and Bina (152.57 km) would cost Rs 4,377.13 crore and Rs 2,273.84 crore, respectively.
The sixth project is in the States of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra for the construction of 3rd line between Itarsi and Nagpur (280 km) costing an estimated Rs 2,882.94 crore.
In Telangana and Maharashtra the construction of 3rd line between Ballarshah and Kazipet (287.67 km) would cost Rs 2,403.22 crore.
The construction of 3rd line between Vijaywada and Gudur (287.67 km) in Andhra Pradesh is estimated to cost Rs 3,875.68 crore.
The final project in Odisha and Chhattisgarh for the construction of 4th line between Jharsuguda and Bilaspur (206 km) will cost Rs 2,298.31 crore.
Besides facilitating the travel by easing the traffic bottlenecks, the approved lines would help the upcoming industries in the region and additional transport capacity to meet their requirements.
The goods trains supplying foodgrains from one region to another, various industries, mines, coal fields and power plants will have additional transport capacity through these lines resulting in more revenues to Indian Railways.

13 posts - Wed Aug 24, 2016

Aug 24 2016 (21:14)
srinivasvasanthi~   4047 blog posts   15 correct pred (54% accurate)
Re# 1971554-14            Tags   Past Edits
No SWR and SR routes are trebled.Chennai to Jolarpettai - Bangalore and Jolarpettai to Coimbatore& Shoranur routes have to be trebled early.

Aug 24 2016 (21:22)
riz339~   2740 blog posts   113 correct pred (58% accurate)
Re# 1971554-15            Tags   Past Edits
WR ,NWR , SWR, SR are totally neglected
There should be balanced, politically neutral decisions required for development
Congestion in every zone, state

Aug 24 2016 (21:26)
Sk Mangla*^~   1343 blog posts   79668 correct pred (98% accurate)
Re# 1971554-16            Tags   Past Edits
ADI-Mehsana- Palanpur single BG track has become a joke..
Palanpur -AII doubling is taking endless time..
Marwar-Luni-Ju-Merta- Degana Doubling !!! God knows when...

Aug 25 2016 (11:32)
Mr Wayne😎©®🍺~   2702 blog posts   127 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1971554-17            Tags   Past Edits

Aug 25 2016 (11:33)
Mr Wayne😎©®🍺~   2702 blog posts   127 correct pred (75% accurate)
Re# 1971554-18            Tags   Past Edits
CPR-TRG connecting NER to ECR has also been approved...expected to completed after 4-5 years. Track length 53Kms approx
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