New Railway Lines in India 2018
New Railway Lines
State-wise details of ongoing New Line projects which are in different stage of execution are as under:-
|Name of State||No. of New Line Projects|
|Assam & North Eastern Region||15|
|Jammu & Kashmir||1|
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. Decision for taking new lines is made in Railway Budget only which is a yearly exercise.
This information was given by the Minister of State of Railways, Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.