New Railway Line Projects in Hilly Areas
Indian Railways has taken up a large number of new line / Gauge Conversion projects in the hilly areas. The following projects have already been taken up:-
|Sl. No.||Project||Length (in KM)||Latest anticipated cost (Rs in crore)|
|3.||Udhampur-Srinagar-Baramulla Rail Project||272||19565|
|4.||Nangal Dam – Talwara||83.74||2100|
|6.||Bhojipur-Pilibhit-Tanakpur Gauge Conversion||101.79||350|
|16.||Taranga Hill – Abu Road via Ambaji *||89||1696|
* Projects included in budget, subject to obtaining requisite clearances.
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 on 04.08.2017 (Friday).