Expansion of Railway Network by State Wise
State-wise commissioning of New Line, Doubling and Gauge Conversion in the past two years are as under:-
|Name of State||Commissioning of New Line, Doubling and Gauge Conversion (in km)|
|Assam & rest of North East||456||26.5|
The completion of Railway projects requires clearances from various departments of State Government and Central Ministries like acquisition of land, statutory clearances like forestry and wild life, shifting of utilities etc., which imparts hurdles in completion of projects.
This information was given by the Minister of State of Railways, Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.