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,ChennaiBeach – Gummidipundi/Sullurupetta and Chennai Beach– Velachery sections.
New lines to be completed in 2011-12
New line projects targeted for completion in 2012-13
New Line Projects sent to Planning Commission for appraisal
1.Jolarpettai-Hossur via Krishnagiri
5.Avadi-Gaduvancheri via Sriperumbudur & Oragadam
New Line Surveys to be taken up during 2012-13
1.Chennai to Sriperumbudur via Guindy, Poonamallee.
4.Kannur - KannurAirport rail link
5.Balarampuram station with VizhinjamPort.
6.Thanjavur to Pudukottai via Gandarvakottai.
7.Attipattu-Ennore Sea Port
10.Dindigul - Kumuli via Bodinayakkanur
11.Idapalli – Guruvayur
12.Chengannur – Thiruvananthapuram
Gauge Conversion Projects to be completed in 2011-12
2.Mayiladuturai - Tiruvarur
Gauge Conversion Projects to be completed in 2012-13
Doubling Projects to be completed in 2011-12
2.Mavelikkara – Chengannur
3.Ennore-Attipattu 3rd line
Doubling Works for completion during 2012-13
1.Attipattu-Ennore 4th line
New projects of Doubling sent to Planning Commission for appraisal
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
New Railway Electrification Surveys sanctioned in 2012-13
11.Asansol-Chennai Express (Weekly) via Purulia, Sambalpur,Vizianagaram
1.Villupuram-Katpadi Passenger (Daily)
2.Villupuram-Mayiladuthurai Passenger (Daily)
2.Ernakulam – Thrisur
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
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