News On Projects
Products & Services
Projects Database
Tenders Database
E - Newsletter
EPXonline.com
Project Financing
Contracts & Awards
Energy
Electricity
Mining
Oil & Gas
Infrastructure
Airport
Port
Railway
Road
Freezone
Construction
Manufacturing
Cement
Engineering
Automobile
Plastic
Metal
Textile
Paper & Packaging
Leather
Sugar
Edible Oil
Electrical & Electro
Processing
Chemical
Drugs & Pharma
Fertiliser
I-C-T
Communication
IT
Telecom
Water
Pump Station
Water Treatment
Water Supply
Hospitality
Hotel
Restaurant
Resort
Entertainment
Sports
Multiplex
Theme Park
Food & Beverages
Hospital
Service
Social
Science
Irrigation
Government
Policy
Economic Indicators
Company News
Commerce
Miscellaneous
News Uploaded On : Saturday, February 10, 2018 11:46:00 AM IND Back  |  Latest Projects  |  Latest Tenders
 
 E-mail this to a friend        Printable version       Story Viewed 488 Times
₹77.3 cr for coaching terminal, says MLA.
Senior BJP leader and former Union Minister for Railways O. Rajgopal has claimed that a sum of ₹77.3 crore has been earmarked in the 2018-19 budget for the Phase I of the ambitious coaching terminal at Nemom.

Mr. Rajgopal, who represents the Nemom constituency in the Assembly, disclosed this at a press conference convened here on Friday to detail the railway projects and works cleared for the Thiruvananthapuram and Palakkad railway divisions in the budget.

The BJP leader said the ₹77.3-crore allocation is part of the ₹600-crore master plan prepared by Railways for developing Nemom as a coaching terminal after the BJP came to power at the Centre. The project, aimed at decongesting Thiruvananthapuram Central, had failed to take off despite the approval given when Lalu Prasad Yadav was the Union Railway Minister.

The coaching terminal has been proposed on 12.14 ha of land owned by Railways adjacent to the Nemom railway station.

Railways have proposed five stabling lines in the first phase at an estimated cost of ₹67 crore and had forwarded it to the Railway Board through Southern Railway for inclusion in the Works Programme 2018-19.

However, , Thiruvananthapuram Divisional Railway Manager Prakash Butani told The Hindu that the Pink Book had not indicated any allocation for the coaching terminal.

“But, Southern Railway can provide the money from the ₹300 crore allocated to the zone for soft upgrade/improvement of railway stations. The legislator has claimed that he has been informed and we will come to know of it only later,” he added.

The divisional railway authorities’ aim is to link it with the ₹1,552.94-crore doubling and electrification of the 86.56-km Thiruvananthapuram Central-Kanyakumari railway line that was kicked off recently.

Stabling lines can be used to shift the parked rakes from the Central station at Thampanooor and use them for train operations.

A dedicated line is needed from the Central station to the proposed stabling lines.

THE HINDU

Post your comments:

Your name: *
E-Mail Id:
E-mail ID will not be published
Comment: *
Maximum 500 Characters
    
Related Stories
A foot-over-bridge and a T-junction come up on Rajiv Gandhi Salai.
Bengaluru Metro phase III to have 105.55-km network.
Live sericulture museum to come up on Bengaluru-Mysuru highway.
Karaikudi - Pattukottai gauge conversion work is over.
Zoological park work to begin soon.
Four city roads to be renovated.
Construction of Aluva municipal market in limbo.
Ukkadam flyover work to begin soon.
Police Park inaugurated in Chittoor hospital.
Piramal Finance to invest Rs. 3,000 cr in affordable, mid-income housing.
RELATED PROJECTS & TENDERS
ADVERTISEMENT
MOST POPULAR STORIES NOW
For all enquiries please contact
Tel: 022 - 25961254, 25960909
Mobile: 9821464666/09751178830
Mail: marketing@newsonprojects.com

OUR OTHER PRODUCTS & SERVICES:    Projects Database   |   Project e-Newsletter   |   Tenders Database   |   Commissioned Power Plants   |   Company Index
About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Terms of Use   |   Advertise with Us   |   Privacy Policy   |   Disclaimer   |   Feedback