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Government of India
Ministry of Railways
08 DEC 2021 6:47PM by PIB Delhi
484 Railway projects of 51,165 Km lengthare in different stages of planning/sanction/execution

The Railway projects are sanctioned Zonal Railway wise and not State-wise as the Railways’ projects may spans across State boundaries. As on 01.04.2021, 484 Railway projects of 51,165 Km length, costing approx. `7.53 lakh crore are in different stages of planning/sanction/execution, out of which 10,638 Km length has been commissioned and an expenditure of approx. `2.14 lakh crore has been incurred upto March, 2021. These include:-

  1. 187 New line projects of 21,037 Km length, costing `4,05,916 crore, out of which commissioning of 2,621 Km length has been achieved and expenditure of `1,05,591 crore has been incurred upto March, 2021. 
  1. 46 Gauge Conversion projects of 6,213 Km length, costing `53,171 crore, out of which commissioning of 3,587 Km length has been achieved and expenditure of `22,184 crore has been incurred upto March, 2021. 
  2. 251 Doubling projects of 23,915 Km length, costing `2,93,471 crore, out of which commissioning of 4,430 Km length has been achieved and expenditure of `86,041 crore has been incurred upto March, 2021. 

Zonal Railway wise details of Railway projects including cost, expenditure and outlay are made available in public domain on Indian Railways website.

This information was given by Union Minister of Railways, Communications and Electronics & Information Technology, Shri AshwiniVaishnaw in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

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