In what will be one of its biggest infrastructure projects, Indian Railways is planning to build a Rs 50,000 crore high-speed elevated rail corridor from Kasargod to Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, Mint has reported.
The proposal is likely to be placed before the Union Cabinet next year for a formal approval, the report added.
The 500 km corridor is envisaged to build alongside the coastline traversing almost the entire length of the state. The railways is planning to operate semi-high speed trains, which travel at a speed of 100-150 km per hour, on this corridor. Read more
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