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Southern Railway - Budget Highlights-2012-13

SPECIFIC ITEMS FOR SOUTHERN RAILWAY IN RAILWAY BUDGET 2012-13

 

vSurveys and feasibility studies for developing coaching terminals at Nemam and Kottayam in Kerala.

vPre-feasibility study for development of Roypuram station in Tamil Nadu for which many representations have been received.

vExtension of MRTS from Velachery to St. Thomas Mount in Chennai to be commissioned in 2013.

vSetting up of 72 MW capacity windmill plants in the wind rich areas of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.

vKeeping in view the increased requirement of passenger coaches, a rail coach factory at Palakkad with the support of Government of Keralais proposed to be set up.

vSetting up of new Rail Neer Plants at Palur in Tamilnadu.

vIn Chennai area, it is proposed to run 18 additional services on Chennai Beach-Tambaram, Chennai Beach-Chengalpattu,Chennai Beach-Avadi,Chennai Beach–Tiruttani,Chennai Beach – Gummidipundi/Sullurupetta and Chennai Beach– Velachery sections.

 

 

New lines to be completed in 2011-12

 

1.Namakkal-Mohanur

2.Needamangalam-Manargudi

3.Mohanur-Karur

4.Walajah Road-Ranipet

 

 

New line projects targeted for completion in 2012-13

 

1.Angamali-Kaladi

 

 

New Line Projects sent to Planning Commission for appraisal

 

1.Jolarpettai-Hossur via Krishnagiri

2.Kanhangad-Panathur

3.Karaikal-Peralam

4.Sabrimala-Chengannur

5.Avadi-Gaduvancheri via Sriperumbudur & Oragadam

 

 

New Line Surveys to be taken up during 2012-13

 

1.Chennai to Sriperumbudur via Guindy, Poonamallee.

2.Kanchipuram-Thiruvannamalai-Katpadi

3.Kumbakonam-Andimadam-Jayankandam-Vridhachalam

4.Kannur - Kannur Airport rail link

5.Balarampuram station with Vizhinjam Port.

6.Thanjavur to Pudukottai via Gandarvakottai.

7.Attipattu-Ennore Sea Port

8.Kollengode-Thrissur

9.Angadipuram-Ottapalam.

10.Dindigul - Kumuli via Bodinayakkanur

11.Idapalli – Guruvayur

12.Chengannur – Thiruvananthapuram

 

 

Gauge Conversion Projects to be completed in 2011-12

 

1.Virudhnagar-Arupukottai

2.Mayiladuturai - Tiruvarur

3.Palani-Pollachi

4.Pollachi-Palakkad (Part)

5.Arupukottai-Manamadurai

 

 

Gauge Conversion Projects to be completed in 2012-13

 

1.Sengottai-Bhagavathipuram

2.Edamann-Punalur

3.Muthalamada-Palakkad

4.Pollachi-Kinattukkadavu

 

 

Doubling Projects to be completed in 2011-12

 

1.Chengalpattu-Villupuram (Part)

2.Mavelikkara – Chengannur

3.Ennore-Attipattu 3rd line

 

 

Doubling Works for completion during 2012-13

 

1.Attipattu-Ennore 4th line

2.Ottivakkam-Madurantakam

3.Melmaruvthur-Tozhuppedu

4.Tindivanam-Perani

5.Arakknonam-Tiruvalangadu

6.Ariyalur-Valadi

 

 

New projects of Doubling sent to Planning Commission for appraisal

 

1.Jollarpettai-Katpadi-Arakkonam

2.Renigunta-Arakkonam 3rd line

    

 

New Surveys for Doubling Projects sanctioned in 2012-13:-

 

1.Madurai-Tirunelveli-Kanyakumari along with electrification

2.Trivandrum and Kanniyakumari

 

 

New Railway Electrification Projects sanctioned in 2012-13

 

1.Coimbatore-Mettupalayam

 

 

New Railway Electrification Surveys sanctioned in 2012-13

 

1.Erode - Karur-Tiruchchirappalli & Karur-Dindigul

2.Karaikkal/Karaikkal port-Thiruvarur-Tanjavur-Tiruchchirappalli & Nagapattinam - Velankkani

 

 

Adarsh Stations

 

1.Ariyalur

2.Auvaneeswaram

3.Charvathur

4.Coimbatore

5.Kabakaputtur

6.Kannapuram

7.Kotikulam

8.Nileswar

9.Parappanangadi

10.Paravur

11.Payangadi,

12.Royapuram

13.Thiruverumbur

 

 

Introduction of New Trains

 

Express Trains

 

1.Coimbatore-Bikaner AC Express (Weekly) via,Roha,Vasai Road, Ahmedabad, Jodhpur

2.Yesvantpur-Kochuveli AC Express (Weekly)

3.Chennai-Bangalore AC Double-decker Express (Daily)

4.Tiruchchirappalli-Tirunelveli Intercity Express (Daily) via Madurai,Virudunagar

5.Dadar (T)- Tirunelveli Express (Weekly) via Roha, Coimbatore,Erode

6.Visakhapatnam-Chennai Express (Weekly)

7.Kacheguda-Madurai Express (Weekly) via Dharmavaram,Pakala,Jolarpettai

8.Shalimar-Chennai Express (Weekly)

9.Mannargudi – Tirupati Express (Tri-Weekly) viaThiruvarur,Villupuram,Katpadi

10.Chennai-Puri Express (Weekly)

11.Asansol-Chennai Express (Weekly) via Purulia, Sambalpur,Vizianagaram

 

 

Passenger Trains

 

1.Villupuram-Katpadi Passenger (Daily)

2.Villupuram-Mayiladuthurai Passenger (Daily)

 

 

MEMU

 

1.Palakkad -Coimbatore-Erode

2.Ernakulam – Thrisur

 

 

DEMU

 

1.Mannargudi-Trichy-Manamadurai(Daily)

 

 

EMU

 

In Chennai area, it is proposed to run 18 additional services on Chennai Beach-Tambaram, Chennai Beach-Chengalpattu,Chennai Beach-Avadi,Chennai Beach–Tiruttani,Chennai Beach– Gummidipundi/Sullurupetta and Chennai Beach–Velachery sections.

 

 

Extension of Trains

 

1.16779/16780 Madurai-Tirupati Express to Rameswaram

2.22609/22610 Palakkad-Mangalore Express to Coimbatore

3.12687/12688 Dehradun-Chennai Express to Madurai (via Erode)

4.11017/11018 Dadar-Yesvantpur Express to Puducherry (3 days) via Jolarpettai -Katpadi -Villupuram & to Tirunelveli (3 days) via Dharmapuri-Erode

5.16649/16650 Mangalore-Thiruvananthapuram Express to Nagercoil

6.56011/56012 Arakkonam - Nandalur Passengerto Cuddapah

7.56714/56711 Tiruchchirapalli-Nagore Passenger to Karaikal

8.66602/66603 Coimbatore-Erode MEMU to Salem

9.76818/76813 Velankanni-Nagore DEMU to Karaikal

 

 

Increase in Frequency

 

1.16779/16780 Madurai-Tirupati Express 2 to 3 days

2.12685/12686 Chennai-Mangalore Express 6 to 7 days

3.16315/16316 Bangalore-Kochuveli Express 3 days to daily

4.12641/12642 Nizamuddin Kanniyakumari Express 1 to 2 days

5.22603/22604 Kharagpur-Villupuram Express from 1 to 2 days




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