Cabinet approves construction of doubling of railway line with electrification between Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli

Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli is an important trunk route serving Southern end of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The section is heavily passenger oriented which also serve the goods traffic from nearby ports.

Cabinet approves construction of doubling of railway line with electrification between Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli

Considering the increase in future demand in the southern end of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Centre on Wednesday approved a Rs 1000 crore project for doubling the railway line capacity between Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli.