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Feb 09 (11:18) Railway Budget for Uttar Pradesh 2018: New projects announced! Total outlay at Rs 7,685 crore; details here (www.financialexpress.com)
Rail Budget

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Railway Budget for Uttar Pradesh 2018: The most populated state of the country, Uttar Pradesh has seen a growth of 593% in its Railway budget allocation from an average of Rs 1,109 crore between 2009-14 to a total outlay of Rs 7,685 crore in 2018-19. Under union budget 2018-19, Modi government has announced many game changing projects to enhance UP’s Railway network. The Union Budget 2018-19 was announced by finance minister Arun Jaitley on February 1 in the parliament. This was the last full budget of the Modi government ahead of Lok Sabha polls 2019, and a record total capital expenditure of Rs 1.48 lakh crore was announced for Indian Railways.
For Uttar Pradesh, 9 doubling projects will cost around Rs 7,988
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crore. The doubling projects will involve around 581 km, which will include the distance between Phaphamau to Unnao via Kunda Harnamganj of 200 km and New Coaching complex and Kanpur of around 3 km. The Modi government has also announced a provision for 4th line between Dholpur, Jahnsi and Beena, covering a distance of about 322 km. Chipiyana Buzurg to Dadri connecting Down loop of Maripat and holding line of Dadri in connection with DFC of 12 km, and Allahabad to Bumrauli flying over at Subedarganj and connecting to UP loop of Bumrauli of 10 km has also been declared in Union Budget 2018.
The government has also announced provision for 3rd line between Ruma Chakeri- Chandari in connection with DFC of around 13 km, and Aligarh Junction- Daud Khan parallel to UP line and construction of flyover at Daudkhan connecting DN loop line of Daudkhan to common loop of New Daudkhan (DFC) of around 7 km. Currently, there are 73 on going railway projects in Uttar Pradesh, worth Rs 64,279 crore. These projects are under the execution phase and cover a length of around 6,475 km.
Like Budget 2017-18, this year too a merged budget was presented in the parliament as the 92 year old tradition of presenting the Railway budget and the general budget separately was eliminated by the Modi government. The decision of combining both the budgets was based on Committee recommendations, headed by NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy. The budget for Railways 2018 emphasized on passenger safety, installation of Wifi and CCTVs, electrification of Indian Railways, new signalling system, high speed trains, redevelopment of stations etc.
  
Feb 09 (11:16) Budgetary hike will change NE transportation scene: NF Rly (www.assamtribune.com)
Rail Budget
NFR/Northeast Frontier

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Maligaon-headquartered Northeast Frontier Railway today said that this year’s Budget has seen a substantial increase in fund allocation for new as well as ongoing surveys. The total sum allotted this time for this region is almost Rs 40 crore.“All these new projects are going to change the transportation scenario of the NE region, thereby bringing economic development for the people,” said NFR Chief Public Relations Officer Pranav Jyoti Sharma.
He said the Budget has proposed new reconnaissance engineering-cum-traffic survey for a 38-km broad gauge line from Harmuti to Majuli via Bihpuria at a cost of Rs 95 lakh. In addition, another Rs 38.96 crore has been allotted for ongoing surveys. “There are 42 various types of surveys going on in NFR for
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construction of new lines, bridges, doubling of tracks, among other things,” he said.
  
Feb 09 (11:12) ‘Focus on doubling of lines, improving connectivity’ (www.thehindu.com)
Rail Budget
ECoR/East Coast

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Works worth ₹ 2,600 cr. will be taken up, says DRM
Divisional Railway Manager Mukul Saran Mathur has said the focus of the government is on doubling of lines, which is essential for enhancement of traffic capacity, improvement of connectivity, electrification and improvement of safety through ROBs and RUBs.
Giving the highlights of the allocations for Waltair Division of East Coast Railway (ECoR) in the Union Budget 2018-19 at a media conference here on Wednesday, the DRM said works worth ₹ 2,600 crore would be undertaken in Waltair Division during 2018-19. A major
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portion of the allocation would be spent on doubling works, safety works and track renewal.
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The Wagon POH at Vadlapudi in Visakhapatnam city has been granted ₹150 crore in this budget, ₹ 21.48 crore was sanctioned to the Diesel Loco Shed and ₹ 9 crore was sanctioned to the Electric Loco Shed for augmentation of capacity. For the improvement of passenger amenities, ₹ 1 crore was sanctioned for provision of more escalators and ₹1.35 crore for widening of central FOB in Visakhapatnam Junction and ₹ 4.32 crore was provided for widening of FOB at Nellimarla, Gotlam, Kuneru, Jimidipeta and Ladda, and ₹ 5.5 crore was given for protection works on the KK line and KR line.
Mr. Mathur said the budget grant for new works in 2018-19 at ₹116 crore as against ₹ 6.65 crore during the previous year was very high at 1644%.
The major budget grant and the new sanctions (all figures in crores) in the Pink Book for 2018-19 include: New lines: Jeypore-Malkangiri – 95, Jeypore-Navarangpur-100; doubling: Kirandul-Jagdalpur – 300, Jagdalpur-Koraput – 116, Vizianagaram-Sambalpur – 379, Koraput-Kottavalasa 193, Koraput-Singapur Road – 110 and Vizianagaram bypass – 5.91. The total allocation for improvement of traffic facilities in the division is 35.36; total amount for Road Safety works – 41.64 and track renewal works – 193.77 and bridge works – 17.6.
Replying to queries, the DRM said loopline extension would be done at Pendurthy, Jaggayyapeta and Palasa. He said the signalling system would be upgraded at the Waltair Marshalling Yard at a cost of ₹ 65 crore. Development works would be taken up at Marripalem Passenger Halt and Pendurthy Railway Stations under Adarsh Station policy.
  
Feb 09 (10:40) SECR gets whopping Rs 5,141 crore for development projects (thehitavada.com)
Rail Budget
SECR/South East Central
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Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Kaushal Kishore informed media persons about the budget grants worth Rs 5,141 crore sanctioned for South East Central Railway during recent Railway Budget declared by Finance Minister. The fund sanctioned is about 14 percent higher than budget of previous year.
Addressing the media persons DRM Kaushal Kishore and Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, Tanmay Mukhopadhyay gave a Power Point Presentation of the rail budget. It includes sanctions of Rs 2,201 crore for new lines which includes constructions of new railway line of 11 Kilometres between Chirimiri-Nagpur Halt worth Rs 114 crores. To improve rail traffic facilities works for doubling of by-pass lines, intermediate block signalling, conversion to twin single line and running line, conversion to single block station, additional
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full length line, Loop line with extension of bridge, extension of line with passenger platform, provision of Shunt signal, automatic signalling, shifting and providing new goods shed Rs 195 crores have been sanctioned. Six new railway flyovers will be constructed at Urkura, Sarona, Gondia, Kalumna, Dadhapara-Uslapur and Anuppur to make the movement of trains faster.
New Foot Over Bridge (FOB) with ramp and six escalators will be constructed at Raipur railway station. Provision of FOB at Tilda, Siliyari station. Provision of installation of 18 CCTV cameras at parcel officer Raipur, 12 at Durg total of 30 cameras have been sanctioned to keep transparency in parcel office. Extension of new platform number seven towards Gudhiyari end will be done at cost of Rs. 1827.53 lakh, in which full length train of 24 coach can be accommodated on down line. Provision of shunt signal facility at East and West end of Raipur for facilitating shunting movement has been sanctioned. Extension of shunting neck at Raipur west end with full OHE to facilitate stabling of empty rake is sanctioned.
Improvement of Bhilai Power House station as Adarsh station with provision of FOB, escalator, Cloack room, etc., a sum of Rs 865.25 lakh is sanctioned. Construction of an additional full length line at Durg worth Rs 867.76 is sanctioned. Approval for replacement of old corroded 200 mm diameter CI main pipeline with 200 mm diameter DI pipe from filter house to service road to RCC Over Head Tank no. 2 and replacement of old corroded branch and service pipeline at WRS colony was given in budget. Replacement of AAA Catenary by Copper Catenary and improvement in reliability of OHE worth Rs 839.03 lakh was approved in budget.

  
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Durg- Upgradation of Coaching Depot Durg (estimated to cost Rs. 5.1 crores) has been allotted only Rs 27.9 lacs (2016-17 allotment was meagre amount of Rs 1.4 lacs)
  
Feb 09 (10:21) 8 pc more budget ayed for WCR this yr: GM Pillai (thehitavada.com)
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WCR/West Central

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GENERAL Manager of West Central Railway (WCR) Girish Pillai, accompanied by heads of different departments of Zone, apprised about fund sanctions, allotment and approval for railway infrastructure development, safety, passenger amenities etc in budget announced by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Parliament. He said that WCR is maintaining low operating ratio of 72 per cent and maintaining its profits have received funds allocation for all its project. He was addressing a press conference at WCR headquarters GM Conference Hall on Wednesday.
Pillai added that for WCR projects, an amount of Rs 3200 crore has been sanctioned for all projects which is eight per cent higher than previous year’s allotment of Rs 2962 crore. For new line, an amount of
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Rs 575 crore has been allotted, including Lalitpur Singrauli 541 kms line Rs 315 crore, Ramgunjmandi-Bhopal 262 km an amount of Rs 260 crore have been allotted.
For doubling and triple line, Rs 1140 crore have been allotted. In this Bina-Katni third line Rs 15 crore, Bina-Kota doubling Rs 200 crore, Bhopal-Bina 20 crore, Katni-Singrauli Rs 362 crore, Satna-Rewa Rs 75 crore are mainly sanctioned. In this budget, other than previously approved projects on some areas Railway Ministry has allotted funds under Umbrella Project approach and has given a fixed amount like for foot over bridget, high-level platform construction and soft upgradation station have been allotted Rs 325 crore and Rs 100 crore.
For passenger amenities for installation of 2,589 escalators Rs 2589 crore provisions, for 1,000 lifts in 500 stations Rs 404 crore, washable apron at stations Rs 200 crore, quick watering system at 25 stations, Rs 50 crore have been allotted. With approval, provision of installation of escalator and lift at A 1 and A category stations could be done. For passenger facilities Rs 145 crore have been provisioned. In this for 135 crore new works have been approved.
At Kachpura, Guna, Roothayai, Sawaimadhopur, Ramgunjmandi card line will be constructed to ease traffic. For ROB and RUB, Rs 320 crore have been allloted. At Narsinghpur, Bargavan, Maihar and Damoh, RPF station and barrack will be constructed with Rs 40 crore. For new bridge renovation and maintenance Rs 68 crore have been provided with approval of 13 new works. WCR GM Pillai added that for WCR, Rs 1600 crore have been allotted for five electrification projects, an amount of Rs 396 crore have been approved including Itarsi-Katni-Manikpur (653 km) Rs 63 crore, Katni-Singrauli 260 km amount of Rs 100 crore, Ratlam-Neemuch Chanderia Kota total 348 crore Rs 126 crore.
Vijaypur-Maksi Rs 91 crore and Guna Gwalior of 227 km Rs 15 crore have been allotted. For infrastructure development in Indian Railways, Rs 89,702 crore have been allotted for 11 works. For new lines Rs 10,000 crore, Rs 250 crore for information technology, signalling system Rs 77,900, 100 coaching pit lines advancement Rs 300 crore, boundary wall construction Rs 500 crore, WiFi facility at 300 B category station Rs 115 crore, Rs 180 crore for training facilities, Rs 165 crore for new quarters, Golden Quadileteral and its dilines track maintainer security Rs 200 crore have been allotted and for emergency track renovation Rs 200 crore have been allotted.
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