Indian Railways to complete 56 major existing projects in February-March 21 & financial year 2021-22; see list

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February 4, 2021 4:51 PM

In a paradigm shift, this time onwards, Indian Railways has focused on the completion of existing rail projects quickly other than simultaneously working on the newly announced projects.

railway projects, railway ministryAs many as 56 projects all across the country in various railway zones to be completed by February-March 2021 and the financial year 2021-22.

Indian Railways to complete several projects in the financial year 2021-22! In a bid to boost rail infrastructure as well as to make Indian Railways future-ready, the Railway Ministry has identified a total of 56 projects all across the country in various railway zones to be completed by February-March 2021 and the financial year 2021-22. This year, the national transporter received the highest ever total plan capex of Rs 2,15,058 crore out of which capital expenditure of Rs 1,07,100 crore has been allocated in the Union Budget. In a paradigm shift, this time onwards, Indian Railways has focused on the completion of existing rail projects quickly other than simultaneously working on the newly announced projects. Here is the list of 56 projects to be completed in February-March, fiscal 2021-22:

1) 32 km Hansdiha-Godda New Line in Feb-21
2) 29 km Omalur-Metturdam Patch Doubling in Feb-21
3) 2 km Netravati-Mangalore in Feb-21
4) 22 km Nirmali – Saraigarh New line including Kosi Bridge in Mar-21
5) 170 km Ahmedabad-Botad in Mar-21
6) 83 km Pilibhit-Shahjahanpur Gauge Conversion in Mar-21
7) 66 km Utretia – Raebarelli in Mar-21
8) 40 km Ghazipur-Aunihar in Mar-21
9) 24 km Bhusawal-Jalgaon 3rd line in Mar-21
10) 38 km Ambari-Falkata doubling in Mar-21
11) 18 km Ambalapuzha-Haripad in Mar-21
12) 30 km Tambram-Chengalpattu Gauge Conversion in Mar-21
13) 47 km Ajmer-Bangurgram Doubling in Mar-21
14) 52 km New Mynaguri-Gumanihat in Apr-21
15) 52 km Jayanagar – Bijalpura in May-21
16) 104 km Dhasa – Jetalsar GC in May-21
17) 47 km Bangurgram-Guriya Patch DL in May-21
18) 72 km Hajipur-Bachwara doubling in May-21
19) 19 km Kankanadi-Panambur in May-21
20) 60 km Raibarelli-Amethi doubling in May-21
21) 50 km Pendra Road-Anuppur – 3rd line in May-21
22) 225 km Daund-Gulburga doubling in Jun-21
23) 32 km Khurda Rd-Bararng in Jun-21
24) 7 km Katereah-Kursela patch doubling in Jun-21
25) 31 km Bandel Boinchi 3rd line in Jun-21
26) 80 km Mathura-Palwal 4th line in Jun-21
27) 209 km Jallandhar-Pathankot-Jammu Tawi doubling in Jun-21
28) 30 km Manoharpur-Bondamunda 3rd line in Jun-21
29) 24 km Kharagpur-Narayanagarh 3rd line in Jun-21
30) 96 km Arsikere-Tumkur doubling in June 21
31) 60 km Raibareilly-Amethi Doubling in Jun-21
32) 85 km Secunderabad-Mehboobnagar doubling in Jun-21
33) 123 km Yelahanka-Penukonda doubling in Jun-21
34) 54 km Bhadrachalam Road-Sattupalli in Jun-21
35) 221 km Vijayawada-Gudiwada-Bhimavaram-Narsapur, Gudiwada-Machlipatnam in Jul-21
36) 90 km Madurai – Bodinayakkanaur gauge Conversion in Sep-21
37) 69 km Ahmedabad-Mehsana Gauge conversion in Oct-21
38) 102 km Digaru-Hojai doubling in Oct-21
39) 93 km Dausa-Gangapur City New Line in Nov-21
40) 168 km Sambalpur-Talcher doubling in Dec-21
41) 106 km Sambalpur-Titlagarh doubling in Dec-21
42) 203 km Raipur-Titlagarh in Dec-21
43) 164 km Banspani-Daitari-Tomka-Jakhapura doubling in Dec-21
44) 25 km Dankuni-Chandanpur 4th line in Dec-21
45) 26 km Boinchi Shaktigarh 3rd line in Dec-21
46) 206 km Bhimsen-Jhansi doubling in Dec-21
47) 27 km Kurruppanthara-Chingavanam doubling in Dec-21
48) 283 km Bina-Kota doubling in Dec-21
49) 182 km Viramgam-Samakhyali doubling in Dec-21
50) 188 km Ayodhya- Varanasi – Railway Electrification by 28-Feb-22
51) 180 km Guwahati-Lumding Railway Electrification by 28-Feb-22
52) 169 km Mansi-Saharsa, including Saharsa-DauramMadhepura-Purnia& MM Banmakhi- Bihariganj Gauge Conversion by 31-Mar-22
53) 308 km Palanpur-Makarpura section (WDFC) by 31-Mar-22
54) 127 km Rewari-Dadri section (WDFC) by 31-Mar-22
55) 475 km Palanpur -Kandla port-Mundra port-Bhuj Railway Electrification by 31-Mar-22
56) 341 km Hospet-Hubli-Vasco Railway Electrification by 31-Mar-22

According to the Railway Ministry, the thrust of the Annual Plan for the financial year 2021-22 is on infra development, improvement of passengers/users’ amenities, throughput enhancement, terminal facilities’ development, augmentation of train speed, signaling systems, safety works of ROBs, RUBs, etc.

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