Semi-High Speed Rail project Silver Line between Thiruvananthapuram to Kasargod
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1581
ANSWERED ON 10.12.2021
SEMI HIGH SPEED RAIL PROJECT
1581 SHRI JOHN BRITTAS:
Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:
(a) Whether it is a fact that the Semi High Speed Rail Project by Kerala Rail Development Corporation Limited (KRDCL) is pending with Railways for approval;
(b) If so, the details thereof; and
(c) The stand of Railways with regard to the project?
ANSWER: MINISTER OF RAILWAYS, COMMUNICATIONS AND ELECTRONICS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (SHRI ASHWINI VAISHNAW)
(a) to (c): Project of Semi High Speed Rail (531 Km) from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasargod has been identified by Kerala Rail Development Corporation Limited (KRDCL), a Joint Venture company of State Govt. of Kerala (51%) and Ministry of Railways (49%) for development. After survey, KRDCL has prepared Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Project. Further, consideration of the project depends upon techno-economic viability of the project.