Budget 2018: Rajasthan Railway To Chug On Development Track


Budget 2018: Rajasthan Railway To Chug On Development Track

Rajasthan has got a large share of rail infrastructure development. Though no announcement of any new rail line has been made, important projects like railway electrification will be implemented in the state. Out of 6000 rail km (rkm) of tracks which will be electrified, the budget has given almost 930 km’s in NWR region.

These include electrification of Ajmer Guriya route 94 rkm, Bhilwara mavli junction 120 rkm; Alwar Bhankhari 95 rkm; Jaipur Phulera 66 rkm; Sadulpur Shitalnagar halt 139 rkm and Jaipur Sawai Madhopur 131 rkm to name a few. This will increase the speed of the train and will help increase the number of trains on these routes.

Rajasthan has also got many rail doubling projects including Ajmer Mangaliyawas. Chabra Bhulon rail line will also be doubled along with Kota Sogaria. Not only these projects, Jaipur Govindgarh rail line has also been named in the budget for gauge conversion. Read More…

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