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Press Release No. 37606-02-2020
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Press Release No. 376, SWR GETS IMPETUS WITH RECORD BUDGET GRANT Brief on BUDGET 2020-21 (Ref: South Western Railway Pink Book)

                                                                                                       

                                                                 SOUTH WESTERN RAILWAY

                                      Press Release No. 376  Dt. 05.02.2020

SWR GETS IMPETUS WITH RECORD BUDGET GRANT Briefon BUDGET 2020-21

(Ref: South Western Railway Pink Book)

1.Budgetary Grant (BG) under various plan heads

Plan Head

BG 2020-21

(in Rs. Cr.)

11.

New Lines

226

15.

Doubling

85

{1040 including EBR (IF) &

EBR (IRFC)}

16.

Traffic facilities

53

21.

Rolling stock

54

29.

Road Safety Works -Level Crossings

21

30.

Safety   Road Over/Under Bridges

158

31.

Track Renewals

410

32.

Bridge works

20

33.

Signal and Telecommunication Works

23

36.

Other Electrical Works

5

41.

Machinery &Plant

24

42.

Workshop & Prod Units

70

51.

Staff Welfare

14

53.

Passenger Amenities

122

64.

Other Specified works

31

65.

Training/HRD

5

81.

Metropolitan Trans Proj.

1

Total

1754

EBR-IF

795

EBR(IRFC)

160

2.Budget Grant for the year 2020-21 for some important o­ngoing works is as under:

Sl. No

Plan Head

Section

BG *
(In Rs. Cr)

1.

New Lines  

 

Rayadurg - Tumkur via Kalyandurg

170

Bagalkot-Kudachi

37

Tumkur-Chitradurg-Davangere

128

Gadag - Wadi

156

Shimoga-Shikaripura-Ranebennur

10

2.

Doubling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hospet-Hubli-Londa-Tinaighat-Vasco da Gama

225

Hotgi-Kudgi-Gadag

200

Yalahanka-Penukonda

155

Hubli - Chikjajur

171

Arsikere - Tumkur

202

Yesvantpur – Channasandra

5

Penukonda-Dharmavaram

20

Baiyyappanahalli-Hosur

5

3.

Quadrupling

Bengaluru -Whitefield

101

4.

Suburban Rail Project at Bengaluru

1

5.

Development of coaching depot at Koteganguru/Talaguppa

6

6.

Traffic Facilities

Bangalore Division - 3rd coaching terminal at Baiyyappannahalli

8

Naganahalli - Development of satellite terminal

8

*Budget including Deposit from State Govt.

3.Important New WorksSanctioned are as under:

Sl. No.

Pink Book Item No.

Works

Cost            (In Rs. Cr.)

New Line

1

20

Belgaum-Dharwad via Kittur (73Km)

988.3

Doubling& other works

2

35

Hosur-Omlurdoubling  (147 Km)

1470

3

36

Chandorgaon-Cansaulim rail flyover (16 Km)

1892

Traffic Facilities

4

52

Provision of automatic block signalling with centralised traffic controlsystem o­n South Western and West Central Railway zones

496

5

53

South Western Railway - Crossing stations, yard remodelling, provision of addl loop, running line, rest room for traffic staff, coaching terminals

52.7

Road Safety

6

148

South Western Railway – Road over/under bridges at various locations

200

Track Renewals

7

374

South Western Railway - Primary Track Renewal namely TRR &TSR (Through Rail Renewal and Through Sleeper Renewal)

113.5

8

375

South Western Railway - Complete Track Renewal (Primary)

375

9

376

South Western Railway - Through Fastening renewal, Through Ballast renewal, Through Formation Treatment, ISD, TBTR and Through Weld Renewal etc.

261.6

10

377

South Western Railway - Through Turnout Renewal, Renewal of SEJs, Glued Joints etc.

56

11

378

South Western Railway - Secondary Track Renewal namely CTR, TRR & TSR

24.6

Bridge Works

12

402

South Western Railway - Repl of girders/slabs,

rehabilitation/strengthening of sub-structure & super structure, rebuilding of bridges, bridge protection works, addl. waterway and protection work at vulnerable cutting locations

22

Signal & Telecommunication

13

422

Upgradation of signalling gears o­n South Western Railway

218.7

14

423

South Western Railway – Provision of indigenous train collision

avoidance system o­n low density railway network (1563 RKm)

468.9

15

424

South Western Railway – Provision of longterm evolution system o­nlow density railway network in connection with train collisionavoidance system (1563 RKM)

312.6

16

425

Replacement/provision of telecom assets with multiprotocol level switching / internet protocol-based technology over South Western Railway

13.4

Workshop including PUs

17

457

Kolar - Setting up of composite repair workshop

495.3

Passenger Amenities

18

498

South Western Railway - Minimum essential amenities – Telecom, expansion of information system to facilitate Divyangjan and other passenger amenity items

15.8

19

499

South Western Railway – Minimum essential amenities & facilities forDivyangjan at stations (other than telecom, lift & quick watering system)

80

20

500

South Western Railway – Soft upgrades at stations (like improvement in station buildings, tall flags, steel benches, cover overplatform etc)

30

Other Specified Works

21

513

South Western Railway - Setting up of international standard centre of excellence for sports

400

4.Some important o­ngoing Electrification works is as under:

Sl. No

Plan Head

Section

BG *
(In Rs. Cr)

7.

Electrification

Hospet - Hubli - Vasco da Gama

170

Miraj-Londa

70

Bengaluru-Omalur via Hosur

70

Chikjajur-Bellary

70

Gadag-Hotgi

50

Chikkabanavara-Hubli

75

Hospet-Swamihalli

25

Birur-Talguppa

25

Mysuru-Hassan-Mangalore incl Arsikere-Hassan

60

Mysuru-Chamarajanagar

20

Kadur-Chikmaglur

25

Chikbanavar-Hassan

30

Bangarpet-Yelehanka

30

HIGHLIGHTS:

§SWR received total budget grant of Rs2709 Cr. (including capital and EBR (IF)etc., which is highest ever grant, after formation of zone

§With Rs.786 Cr. expected as deposit from Govt of Karnataka towards New lines and ROB/RUB, total Budget grant will be Rs. 3495 Cr.

§Provision of Automatic Signalling with Centralized Traffic Control is sanctioned in Bengaluru -Jolarpettai section

§Provision of Automatic Signalling from Yesvantpur to Yelhanka is sanctioned

§Improvement of station building, FOB at Krishnarajapuram station will be taken up

§Remodelling of Hassan yard will be taken up to facilitate dealing of trains from Bengaluru to Mangaluru directly without engine reversal

§9no.s of Road Over Bridges and 15 nos. of Road under Bridges sanctioned

§Lifts at various stations including Bellary and Dharmapuri will be taken up.

§Improvements to amenities at stations at Rs. 126 Cr. will be taken up (2 new works sanctioned)

§Rs.122 Cr. allotted to o­ngoing passenger amenity works

§State of the art Signalling system will be provided in Bengaluru-Dharmavaram and Bengaluru-Jolarpettai sections etc.in 30% of route length of SWR, covering all important routs

§New Line between Dharwad to Blagavi via Kittur sanctioned,upon follow up with Shri SureshAngadi,Hon’ble MoSR

§Composite Repair shop will be set up in Kolar at cost of Rs.495 Cr., instead of Coach Factory proposed initially

§ShrA.K.Singh ,GM/SWR expressed satisfaction and told that this budget will give boost to o­ngoing infrastructure works in SWR.



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