Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Railways
21-June-2019 16:52 IST
Status of Broad Gauge Conversion of Ujjain-Fatehabad Rail Track

Gauge conversion of Ujjain-Fatehabad (22.96 Km) meter gauge to broad gauge has been sanctioned in the year 2016-17 at a cost of `104.82 crore as Material Modification to Ratlam-Mhow-Khandwa-Akola gauge conversion project. An outlay of ` 555 crore has been provided for the year 2019-20 for Ratlam-Mhow-Khandwa-Akola gauge conversion project including Ujjain-Fatehabad material modification project. Land acquisition (for Ujjain-Fatehabad) has been taken up. Earth work, blanketing, bridges work etc. are in different stages of execution in the available land. The section is targeted to be completed in current financial year 2019-20.

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