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Electrification of Indian Railway Tracks

Posted : 09 January 2018 02:36:01 | By TWO Bureau | Two Bureau

Electrification of Indian 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

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