Ministry of Railways

Electrification of Railway Network

Posted On: 20 DEC 2017 3:51PM by PIB Delhi

 Indian Railways has prepared an Action Plan to electrify (commission on electric traction) 38000 Route Kilometers in five years (2017-18 to 2021-22) for 100% electrification of its Broad Gauge (BG) rail routes. Year wise details are as under:-

 

Year

Route Kilometer targeted for commissioning on electric traction.

2017-18

4000

2018-19

6000

2019-20

7000

2020-21

10500

2021-22

10500

Total

38000

 

The expenditure of `32591 crore is planned for commissioning of 38000 Route Kilometers of sections on electric traction.

This Press Release is based on the information given by the Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha on 20.12.2017 (Wednesday).

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