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Press Release No. 205 Dt. 06.02.201807-02-2018
Press Release No. 205, RAILWAY BUDGET-2018 HIGHLIGHTS FOR SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY

                                                                                                           
                                                          SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY

                                         Press Release No. 205 Dt. 06.02.2018

RAILWAY BUDGET-2018 HIGHLIGHTS FOR SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY


After tabling of Summary of Works and Grants in Parliament the details of budget allocation and work sanctioned was available to Railway. Today Shri A.K. GUPTA, General Manager, South Western Railway  has conducted press Conference and shared the details of work sanctioned to SWR &allocation of funds to SWR. In the current year Rs. 3353 Crore is sanctioned as against Rs. 3174 Crore last year.  He was sharing the Union budget announcements with the media at Rail Soudha, Hubballi. Shri B.B. Singh, Additional General Manager; Shri G.J. Prasad, Principal Chief Operations Manager; Shri K. Shiva Prasad, Chief Commercial Manager; Shri Rajiv Kumar, Principal Chief Electrical Engineer; Shri D.L. Chowdhry, Principal Chief Mechanical Engineer; and other senior officers were present in conference.  


The details of funds allocation and various projects sanctioned to South Western Railway as follows:-

  1. Achievements of Railways in Karnataka


  • 252 Km of New Railway line completed–

    Including 2 long pending works of

  • Connecting Bengaluru with Hassan via Shravanabelagola

  • And Gulbarga to Bidar (2 important cities in North Karnataka)

  • 277 Km of doubling completed including three major sections

        • Bengaluru - Mysuru

        • Guntakal - Wadi

  • 665 Km of  track electrified

        • Yelahanka-Dharmavaram

  • In last 5 years Budget outlay has been made four times 

  • All important lines in Karnataka are being doubled and Electrified  including Bengaluru-  Mumbai ,Bengaluru -Hyderabad routes 

  • 88 new trains introduced including Humsafar  and trains with modern LHB coaches

  • State of the art Manufacture facility for Bogies at Yadgir

  • MEMU shed in Bengaluru

  • All unmanned LC gates being eliminated

  • 339  Road Over Bridges &Road Under Bridges constructed

  • Passenger amenities at stations improved in a big way by providing   escalators and  lifts , improved station buildings, platforms, better catering facilities etc. Rs. 165 Cr. booked in last 3 years.

  • Big impetus to Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by Railways adopting bio toilets, o­n Board House Keeping Services etc. 

  • Towards Green India

  • Solar energy being harnessed in a big way

  • LED fittings will be provided at all stations by Mar.2018


  1. New Works approved  in the Budget 2018-19


  • Suburban for Bengaluru


SL

Name of Project

Length (Km)

Cost 

(Rs. Cr)

1

Bengaluru Suburban-Construction of elevated/at grade corridors for augmentation of line capacity

142

12,000

  • Doubling


SL

Name of Project

Length (Km)

Cost 

(Rs. Cr)

1

Doubling between Baiyyappannahalli to Hosur

48

375.67

2

Doubling between Yesvantpur to Channasandra

21.7

169.65

3

Doubling Pennukonda to Dharmavarm excl. Dharmavaram

41.5

294.67

Total

212.54

840 Cr


  • Electrification works



SL

No.

Name of Project

Rkm

Total Cost

(Rs. Cr)

1.

Hospet-Swamihalli

59

61.81

2.

Birur-Talguppa

161

151.99

3.

Mysuru- Hassan-Mangalore

(incl. Arsikere –Hassan)

347

315.81

4.

Mysuru-Chamarajanagar

61

56.71

5.

Kadur-Chikmaglur

46

39.74

6.

Chikbanavar-Hasan

166

155.17

7.

Bangarpet-Yelehanka

149

138.21

Total

989

919.44


Survey


Sl. No.

Name of Project

Length

(Km

Cost

(Rs. Cr)

1

Gadag-Krishnar via Kotumachagi, Naregal, Gajendragada, Hanumasagar, Ilkal & Lingasur

216

0.54

2

4 Nos. Flyovers at Chandargao-Cansaulim, Salem-Channasandra, Salem-Baiyyappanahalli & Krishnarajpuram-Channasandra

88

0.44


  • New ROB/RUBs/Subways Sanctioned


No. of ROBs

No. of RUBs/ Subway

Total

Total Cost(In Rs. Crore)

5

23

28

131.89


  • PH-30- ROB PROPOSALS


NAME OF WORK

Penukonda-SatyaSaiPrasahanti Nilayam –Dharmavaram :- RUBs & ROBs in lieu of 3 LCs (LC No. PD1-LROB, PD2-LHS & PD6-LROB) in

Hubballi- Hosapete Section : Proposed construction of ROB in lieu of LC No.66 between Koppal & Ginigera stations (1x36m bowstring girder )

Proposed construction of ROB in lieu of LC No 72 between Ginigera-Munirabad station

Hubli Division  -  Proposed construction of ROB in lieu of LC No.79 between Munirabad & Hosapete


  • PH-30- RUB/Subway


Bengaluru- Division:- RUBs & ROBs in lieu of 4 LCs (LC No. 74,87,97 &107) in Baiyyappanahalli section (All Subways)

Bengaluru Division:- RUBs in lieu of 4 LCs (LC No. 11 of Bangarpet-Marikuppam & LC No. 111,113,114 of Yelahanka –Bangarapet Section)

Londa-Miraj section : Proposed construction of Limited height subway of size 4.50mx5.0m in lieu of LC No 332,443,457,459 by RH girder method

Arsikere-Harihar section .: Elimination of Manned LC No. 135  , 139 , 160 & 164  by construction of Subway

Chikjajur –Rayadurg section : Elimination of Manned LC No.43,56,66 & 86 by construction of subway

Arsikere-Harihar section:  Elimination of  LC No. 106 & 116  by construction of Subway

Other important works approved in budget 2018-19


Sl. No.

Name of work

Cost in Rs. Cr.

Traffic facilities

1

South Western Railway - New works for development of coaching terminal, automatic signalling, yard remodelling & addl loop / stabling / running lines

250.0

2

Naganahalli - Development of satellite terminal

789.3

Passenger amenities

3

South Western Railway - Provision of foot over bridges and/or high level platforms at stations as per requirement

400.0

4

South Western Railway - Soft upgrades improvements at stations

125.0

Work Shop

5

Hubli - Linke Hofmann Busch coach periodical overhauling facility, documentation & work centre with staff facilities & expansion of DV & RB section

33.9

6

Mysore - Augmentation of coaching facilities for intermediate overhauling maintenance (Phase-2)

18.1

7

Yeshvanthpur  (Coaching Depot) improvement of coach maintenance activities

3.9

8

Yeshwantpur  -  Manufacturing,  supply  &  commissioning  of  pre-fabricated all weather covered shed for pit lines 1-4

15.2

9

Krishnarajapuram - Homing of electric locomotives in diesel shed &infrastructure requirement

10.8

Signalling and telecommunication

10

Castle Rock-Kulem - Tunnel radio system

8.1

11

Hubli-Alnavar - Replacement of quad cable

2.7

12

Penukonda-Dharmavaram - 2nd distant signal arrangements o­n B route incl. level crossings gates via Nagasamudram & Sri Satya Sai Prasanthi Nilayam

4.6

13

Mysore Division - Block proving axle counter high availability single section digital axle counter (7 sections)

2.9

14

Hubli Division - Provision of BPAC (5 sections) & dual detection (22  blocks)

7.2

15

Hubli Division - Earth leakage detector (70 stations) & fuse auto changeover system (114 stations/cabins)

4.7

16

Bangalore Division - Smoke & fire detection and fire extinguisher (59 stations)

4.0

17

Hubli - Smoke & fire detection and fire extinguisher system (107-stations) & provision of smoke, fire suppression system at Hubli West cabin

5.6

Track renewals

18

Bangalore city-Jolarpettai (UP) - TRR(P) - 4.80 Km

4.5

19

Tumakuru-Arsikere Jn.(SL) - CTR(P) - 24.28 km

47.9

20

Yesvantpur Jn.-Yelahanka Jn.(SL) - CTR (P) - 1.90 Km

3.7

21

Bengaluru-Mysore - CTR (P) - 13.38 Km

26.4

22

Hosapete jn-Ballari Jn. - CTR(S) - 11.0 KM & Londa Jn-Vasco-Da-Gama - CTR(S) - 10.40 KM

32.6

23

Gadag Jn.-Hosapete jn(DN) - CTR(P) - 5.90 Km.

11.6

24

Bengaluru-Jolarpettai - CTR(P) - 3.45 kms

6.8

25

Bengaluru-Jolarpettai Jn.(DN) - CTR(P) - 10.33 Km

20.4

26

Bangalore city-Jolarpettai (DN) - CTR(P) - 22.80 kms

44.9

27

Hubballi jn-Gadag Jn.(SL) - CTR(P) - 27 Km.

53.2

28

Mysuru Jn.-Chamarajanagar - TRR(S) - 7.50 km

5.3

29

Bangalore city-Dharmavaram - TRR(S) - 9.086 Km

6.4

30

Londa Jn.-Vasco-Da-Gama(SL) - TRR(P) - 5.00 KM & CTR(P) - 9.30 km

22.6

31

Tumakuru-Arsikere Jn. - TRR (P) - 41.82 km

39.4

32

Arsikere Jn.-Hubballi jn (UP) - TRR(P) - 7.73 km

7.3

33

Arsikere Jn.-Hubballi jn (UP) - TRR(P) - 8.343 km

7.9

34

Londa Jn.-Miraj Jn(SL) - Through Ballast Renewal - 113.50 km

26.0

35

Badami-Vijayapura (SL) - Through Ballast Renewal - 102.89 Km

23.6

36

Bengaluru-Salem(SL) – Through Weld Renewal - 16.20 kms

4.0

37

Ballari Jn.-Tornagallu – Through Ballast Renewal - 15.50 KM

3.6

38

Bengaluru-Tumkur - Through Ballast Renewal - 40.50 km

9.3

*TBR-Through Ballast Renewal

*TWR-Through Weld Renewal

Bridge works

39

Bangalore Division - Repl. of steel girders (9 bridges)

8.2

40

Bangalore Division - Repl. of stone slab bridges & minor girder

bridges (30 bridges

4.7

41

Mysore Division - Repl. of steel girders (Bridge No.138/B, 92, 33 & 119/A)

2.7

42

Hubli Division - Repl. of steel girders with precast PSC slabs (Bridge No.13, 21 & 45)

2.8

43

Bangalore Division - Repl. of stone slab bridges & minor girder bridges (19 Nos)

6.8

44

Mysore Division - Repl. of steel girders with PSC slabs (Bridge No.111, 244 & 15/A)

9.8

45

Bangalore Division - Repl. of steel girders o­n span bridges (11 bridges)

11.7

46

Londa-Miraj - Rebuilding (Bridge No.55, 58, 93 & 104) & Londa- Vasco (Bridge No.228)

2.7

Other Specified Works

47

Bengaluru-Construction of RPSF Barrack

3.1

48

Bangalore Division - Remote terminal units at inter locked level crossings gates (100 nos)

2.7

ROB/RUB

49

Construction of road over/under bridges in South Western Railway

100.0


  1. SWR - - Plan Head wise Outlay 2017-18


Financial Year

2017-18

2018-19

Plan Head

BG (in Rs.Cr.)

11. New Lines

331.80

420.65 (Excl EBR-IF)

31.Track Renewals

386.01

474.00

41. Machinery &Plant

10.69

18.54

42. Workshop & Prod Units

30.00

34.04

53. Passenger Amenities

39.59

69.39

Extra Budget Resource –Institutional Finance

585.00

731.00

Grand Total(Incl. all plan heads

3174

3353


  • 6 % increase over last year

  • And around 50 % increase over expected capital expenditure this year OUTLAY OF IMPORTANT PROJECTS

    Rs.716 CR. For new lines and Rs. 984 Cr. For doubling


S. No.

New Lines -

Budget Outlay
(Rs. In Cr)

1

Kottur-Harihar via Harpanhalli (65 km)

3

2

Kadur-Chickmagalur-Sakleshpur (93 km)

60

3

Hassan-Bangalore via Shravanabelgola (166 km)

40

4

Hubli-Ankola (167 km)

20

5

Bangalore-Satyamangalam (260 km)

0.5

6

Rayadurg-Tumkur via Kalyandurg (213 km)

221

7

Bagalkot-Kudachi (142 km)

35

8

Tumkur-Chitradurg-Davangere (199.7 km)

135

9

Whitefield-Kolar (52.9 km)

0.25

10

Shimoga-Harihar (78.66 km)

1.1

11

Marikuppam-Kuppam (23.7 km)

55

12

Chickballapur - Puttaparthy - Sri Satya Sai Nilyam (103 km)

0.1

13

Gadag - Wadi (252 km)

145

14

Srinivasapura - Madanapalli (75 km)

0.1

15

Chickballapur - Gowribidanur (44 km)

0.1

16

Gadag-Yalvigi (58 km)

0.6

Total

716.75


Sl. No.

Doubling

Budget Outlay
(Rs. In Cr)

1

Bangalore-Whitefield-Bangalore City-Krishnarajapuram (23.08 km) - Quadruplin

6

2

Ramanagaram-Mysore (91.5 km) with electrification of KengeriMysore

8.05

3

Yelahanka-Chennasandra - Doubling with overhead equipment (12.89 km)

5

4

Hosadurga Road-Chikjajur - Patch doubling (28.89 km)

5

5

Hospet-Hubli-Londa-Tinaighat-Vasco da Gama (352.28 km)

80

6

Toranagallu - Ranjithpura (22.9 km)

0.1

7

Hotgi-Kudgi-Gadag (284 km)

400

8

Yalahanka-Penukonda (120.53 km)

120

9

Hubli - Chikjajur (190 km)

250

10

Arsikere - Tumkur (96 km)

100

11

Birur - Shimoga (60 km)

10

Total

 984.15

                        New Works

12

Yeshvanthpur-Channasandra (21.7 km

0.1

13

Baiyyappanahalli-Hosur (48 km)

0.1

14

Penukonda-Dharmavaram, excl. Dharmavaram (41.5 km)

0.1

New Works -Total

 03

                     Grand Total

 984.45


                  
                                                                          (E.Vijaya)
                                                                   Chief Public Relations Officer
                                                                                   Hubballi

                                                                    






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