Electrification of Railway Lines in India
Electrification of Railway Network
Ministry of Railways have decided to electrify balance 38000 Broad Gauge (BG) Route Kilometer (RKM) for achieving 100% electrification.
Year wise details of balance BG rail routes planned for electrification are as under:
|Year||Route Kilometer planned for electrification.|
Out of balance 38000 Broad Gauge (BG) Route Kilometer for 100% electrification, un-sanctioned work of 13675 RKM has been included in Budget 2018-19, which will be taken up for execution subject to statutory and mandatory approvals. The expenditure of Rs.32591 crore is planned for commissioning of 38000 Route Kilometers of sections on electric traction.
This information was given by the Minister of State of Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.