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Time Bound Implementation of Electrification Work of Railway Tracks

Posted : 15 February 2018 04:40:46 | By TWO Bureau | TWO Bureau

Time Bound Implementation of Electrification Work of Railway Tracks

Indian Railways have prepared an Action Plan to electrify (commission on electric traction) 38000 Route Kilometers in five years (2017-18 to 2021-22) for 100% electrification of its Broad Gauge (BG) rail routes, as given below:-

 

 

Year

Route Kilometer planned for commissioning on electric traction.

2017-18

 4000

2018-19

 6000

2019-20

 7000

2020-21

10500

2021-22

10500

Total

38000

 

 

For expeditious execution of Railway Electrification projects, it is planned to adopt Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) tendering system having structure of incentive and penalty.

 

 It is expected to achieve recurring saving of ` 13510 crore per annum at current price after switch over of all trains from diesel traction to electric traction.




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