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Other NewsSR/Southern -Feb 02 2016 (12:39) Chengalpet line to Arakkonam gets Rs 30cr fund
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CHENNAI: In what is expected to be a boost for suburban railway commuters, the last leg of a key line linking Chengalpet and Arakkonam stations, lying unfinished for more than two years, will now be completed within a year.
The project had been pending as the defence ministry had not released `30 crore to Southern Railway. The Navy raised objections against electrification of the railway line from Thakkolam to Arakkonam on the stretch, saying it would cause safety issues for INS Rajali which borders railway tracks in that region.
As a compromise, the...
How could they run multiple train in a single BG track? Is there any news about track doubling?
Hi, after long days defence ministry agreed to release balance 30crores for thakkolam-arakkonam electrification and it would be arrived in few days they said, also the line will be electrified within an year they said.
Feb 03 2016 (09:29)
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Its really Great news surely SR will run more trains in dis route and very much needed too
Thank you for ur reply!! SR may run more train in this route! But unfortunately CGL-AJJ has single track hence a train(infact EMUs) need to wait in a station until the opposite train crossed. To run more trains SR should double the BG line between CGL-AJJ
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