The feasibility report on setting up a dedicated suburban rail project for the city will be submitted by engineering consultancy firm, Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES) by November-end, said General Manager of South Western Railway Zone Ajay Kumar Singh.Singh, who assumed charge as the new GM of SWR at Hubballi last week, was in the city this weekend to take stock of progress of various railway projects pertaining to the State, particularly Bengaluru.
Speaking to The New Indian Express on Sunday, Singh said, “RITES was given a six-month period to complete the report in May. It was supposed to be handed over by end of October. They have now sought one more month time to complete it and the report will be handed over to us by the end of this month.” Read more
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