7 August 2016

Railway Projects for Doubling and Tripling Of Railway Lines

Capacity Expansion is high on the priority of Indian Railways. In this regard Indian Railways is carrying out various projects expeditiously to double/triple/quadruple the existing Railway Lines. Zone-wise break-up of ongoing Doubling/Tripling/Quadrupling projects details including length, cost, expenditure and amount allocated as on 01.04.2016 is as tabulated below:-

S.
No. Zonal Railway No. of
projects
  Length
(in Km) Cost Expenditure upto 31.03.2016 Outlay
2016-17
(in ` Crores)
1 Central 16 1902.75 16052.85 1144.84 1398.83
2 Eastern 31 1253.65 7979.95 2934.03 974.70
3 East Central 22 1362.94 13879.99 110.08 1224.12
4 East Coast 16 2683.91 22227.66 1900.35 2647.30
5 Northern 28 1816.15 17797.00 5293.18 1884.77
6 North Central 15 1411.18 17072.41 295.57 1237.18
7 North Eastern 10 802.00 6320.97 184.94 710.10
8 Northeast Frontier 8 611.43 6768.95 514.38 670.01
9 North Western 11 567.72 3376.00 974.21 952.96
10 Southern 21 1080.31 9927.93 2687.68 2011.45
11 South Central 14 2195.49 20064.00 466.51 971.02
12 South Eastern 16 891.05 8841.09 1249.94 931.05
13 South East Central 12 1284.76 10456.41 1226.22 1718.65
14 South Western 9 1243.26 9188.37 941.63 1457.42
15 Western 10 1073.83 8056.20 2285.36 1946.04
16 West Central 14 1156.90 9079.62 1073.50 1240.19

Capacity Expansion is high on the priority of Indian Railways. In this regard Indian Railways is carrying out various projects expeditiously to double/triple/quadruple the existing Railway Lines. Zone-wise break-up of ongoing Doubling/Tripling/Quadrupling projects details including length, cost, expenditure and amount allocated as on 01.04.2016 is as tabulated below:-

S.
No. Zonal Railway No. of
projects
  Length
(in Km) Cost Expenditure upto 31.03.2016 Outlay
2016-17
(in ` Crores)
1 Central 16 1902.75 16052.85 1144.84 1398.83
2 Eastern 31 1253.65 7979.95 2934.03 974.70
3 East Central 22 1362.94 13879.99 110.08 1224.12
4 East Coast 16 2683.91 22227.66 1900.35 2647.30
5 Northern 28 1816.15 17797.00 5293.18 1884.77
6 North Central 15 1411.18 17072.41 295.57 1237.18
7 North Eastern 10 802.00 6320.97 184.94 710.10
8 Northeast Frontier 8 611.43 6768.95 514.38 670.01
9 North Western 11 567.72 3376.00 974.21 952.96
10 Southern 21 1080.31 9927.93 2687.68 2011.45
11 South Central 14 2195.49 20064.00 466.51 971.02
12 South Eastern 16 891.05 8841.09 1249.94 931.05
13 South East Central 12 1284.76 10456.41 1226.22 1718.65
14 South Western 9 1243.26 9188.37 941.63 1457.42
15 Western 10 1073.83 8056.20 2285.36 1946.04
16 West Central 14 1156.90 9079.62 1073.50 1240.19