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7 Multi-Tracking Projects Of Indian Railways Approved By Cabinet

The projects are a part of the Prime Minister-Gati Shakti National Master Plan

About The Project

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved this project to smoothen train operations, ease travel and transportation, and reduce congestion.

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Project Locations

The projects covering 35 districts in these 9 States - West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, and Maharashtra.

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Project Budget

The estimated cost of the project is Rs 32,500 crore.

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Estimated Manpower

This project will increase the Indian Railways network by 2,339 km and generate employment of an estimated 7.06 crore man-days.

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Prominent Routes Part Of The Project

  • Samakhiali-Gandhidham

  • Chopan-Chunar 

  • Guntur-Bibinagar

  • Mahbubnagar-Dhone

  • Khurda Road-Vizianagaram

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  • Mudkhed-Medchal

  • Nergundi-Barang

  • Gorakhpur Cantt-Valmiki Nagar

  • Son Nagar-Andal 

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Essential Commodities Part Of Transportation Plan

Coal,Foodgrains, Cement, Fertilizers, Iron & Finished Steel, Edible Oil, Lime Stone, Clinkers, Crude Oil, and Fly-Ash will be the varied basket of commodities.

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