Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
26 JUN 2019 5:33PM by PIB Delhi
Elimination of Unmanned Level Crossings in Indian Railways

All unmanned level crossings (UMLCs) on Broad Gauge (BG) have been eliminated on 31st Jan 2019.


In 2018-19, 1477 Road Over Bridges (ROBs) and Road Under Bridges (RUBs) were constructed over Indian Railway. In 2019-20, 1500 ROBs/RUBs have been targeted for construction out of which 195 ROBs/RUBs have been constructed till May 2019.


In 2018-19, 3543 crores were spent on construction of ROBs/RUBs. In 2019-20, 4100 crores have been allocated for construction of ROBs/RUBs out of which 640 crores have been spent till May 2019.


Policy for construction of ROBs/RUBs to eliminate manned level crossings (MLCs) on Golden Quadrilateral/Golden Diagonal (GQ/GD) is under discussion.


This information was given by the Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.