Karnataka Gets Rs 3,353 Crore In Rail Budget


Karnataka Gets Rs 3,353 Crore In Rail Budget

Karnataka has got a budget outlay of Rs 3,353 crore in this year’s Rail budget. The doubling of the Baiyyappanahalli-Hosur and Yeswanthpur-Channasandra railway lines have been sanctioned, apart from electrification of the 989km line worth Rs 919 crore.

Giving details of the budgetary allocations here on February 6, South Western Railway general manager AK Gupta said the Bengaluru suburban Rail will help reduce congestion and save commuting time of passengers.

“The doubling of the 48-km Baiyyappanahalli-Hosur line will be taken up at an estimated cost of Rs 375.7 crore while 21.7km Yeswanthpur-Channasandra line will be done at a cost of Rs 169.7 crore. The 41.5km doubling of Penukonda-Dharmavaram line will be taken up at an estimated cost of Rs 294.7 crore. We had made the proposals which have now been approved,” he added. Read More…

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