Railway Line Projects in Uttarakhand

9th Aug 2011
Railway Line Projects in Uttarakhand

Surveys for Tanakpur-Bageshwar and Rishikesh-Karanprayag new lines have been completed. Rishikesh-Karanprayag new line project has been included in Railway Budget 2010-11 at an anticipated cost of Rs. 4295.30 crore. Tanakpur-Bageshwar new line survey report is presently under examination of the Ministry.

Tanakpur-Bageshwar new line project has not yet been sanctioned. For Rishikesh-Karanprayag new line, preliminary activities like preparation of part estimate for geo-technical investigation and final location survey have been taken up. Construction work will commence after completion of these preliminary activities and sanction of detailed estimate

This information was given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Bharatsinh Solanki in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.


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