Electrification of Railway Tracks




State/UT wise length (Route Kilometer) of Broad Gauge (BG) railway routes of Indian Railways yet to be electrified are as under:-

SNo.
STATE/UT
TOTAL ROUTE KILOMETER  TO BE ELECTRIFIED.
1
Andhra Pradesh
1545
2
Arunachal Pradesh
12
3
Assam
2440
4
Bihar
2091
5
Chattisgarh
265
6
Delhi
39
7
Goa
189
8
Gujarat
3346
9
Haryana
1212
10
Himachal Pradesh
28
11
Jammu &Kashmir
127
12
Jharkhand
925
13
Karnataka
3197
14
Kerala
152
15
Madhya Pradesh
2056
16
Maharashtra
3239
17
Manipur
12
18
Meghalaya
9
19
Mizoram
2
20
Nagaland
11
21
Odisha
883
22
Punjab
1680
23
Puducherry
11
24
Rajasthan
4501
25
Telengana
1029
26
Tamil Nadu
1928
27
Tripura
202
28
Uttar Pradesh
4896
29
Uttarakhand
160
30
West Bengal    
1657

Total
37844



The survey of rail routes to be electrified is an ongoing process. Ministry of Railways has planned to electrify 37844 Route Kilometer of balance Broad Gauge routes of Indian Railways by the year 2021-22.

The budget requirement for electrification of balance 37844 Route Kilometer of Broad Gauge routes of Indian Railways is approximately ` 32591 crore which is based on financial throwforward of ongoing works and abstract cost estimate for new works planned for inclusion in Budget 2018-19.

Total power requirement of Indian Railways post project completion has been assessed to be about 3200 Mega Watts.

Following executing agencies are involved in Railway Electrification works:
(i)
Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE), Allahabad.
Under Ministry of Railways
(ii)
Zonal Railways
Under Ministry of Railways
(iii)
Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL)
Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) of Ministry of Railways
(iv)
Indian Railway Construction Company (IRCON)
(v)
Rail India Technical and Economic Services (RITES)
(vi)
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL)
Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) of Ministry of Power