52 projects worth Rs 44,605 crore underway for rail connectivity to ports

52 projects worth Rs 44,605 crore underway for rail connectivity to ports

Want create site? With Free visual composer you can do it easy.

Date of Post: 17 Dec, 2018

As many as 52 projects for rail connectivity to ports are underway, entailing an investment of Rs 44,605 crore, an official said. These projects are being undertaken by the Indian Port Rail Corporation Ltd (IPRCL) and the Ministry of Railways. A Shipping Ministry official said, IPRCL has taken up 32 projects worth Rs 18,253 crore across 9 major ports.

More Information:

  • Out of the 32, 8 projects worth Rs 175 crore have been completed.
  • In addition, 23 rail connectivity projects worth Rs 24,877 crore identified under Sagarmala have being taken up by the Ministry of Railways. 
  • Of the total 23, Seven projects entailing Rs 2,491 crore investment have been completed.
  • Sagarmala is a port-led development programme of the country which seeks to reduce logistics cost for both overseas and domestic trade.
  • Another 15 rail projects worth RS 4,193 crore have been taken up, out of which 3 projects worth Rs 52 crore have been   completed.
  • The official said,18 projects have been completed, while total 52 projects with an investment of Rs 44,605 crore are in    various stages of implementation by these agencies.
  • Besides,the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and ministry of Railways and the governments of Maharashtra and Madhya        Pradesh,has recently signed a pact for implementation of the 362 km Indore-  Manmad New Railway Line Project.
  • The official said,the new project will reduce the distance from Mumbai-Pune to key central India locations by 171 kilometers,   resulting in lower logistics costs.
  • This new railway line will pass through the Delhi to Mumbai Industrial Corridor nodes of Igatpuri, Nashik and Sinnar; Pune and Khed; and Dhule and Nardana.

To know more about recent developments of Railways –

15 Dec, 2018:  ICF develops first Mainline Electrical Multiple Unit (MEMU) with Underslung Equipment

15 Dec, 2018:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Modern Coach Factory (MCF), Raebareli tomorrow

15 Dec, 2018:  Railways decides to give 25 % discount in haulage rate on transport of empty containers and empty flat wagons


Deepak Kumar is a part of the content team of Rail Analysis India as a writer and analyst .
His focus is on new initiatives on the Railway Sector of India .
Please reach us at editor@railanalysis.com for more information .



Did you find apk for android? You can find new Free Android Games and apps.

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of