Details of Work
Year of sanction
Cum.Exp. Up to 31.03.17
Yelahanka-Penukonda (120.55 km)
1. The doubling project has been sanctioned by Railway Board as per Pink book item No.35 of 2015-16 with allocation as EBR (IF).
2. Govt. of Andhra Pradesh communicated their consent for sharing 50% of the cost for the stretch (48.2 km) that falls in A.P. out of total length of 120.53 km.
3. In principle approval of ‘Niti Ayog’ communicated by Railway Board vide letter dated 14.08.2015 and tenders invited as per Railway Board’s letter dated 03.08.2015. Final sanction for the project has been communicated by Railway Board vide their letter dated 18.11.2015.
4. All contracts of earthwork and minor bridges (4 nos.) have been awarded and work is also in progress. The project is planned to be commissioned in 4 years, i.e. by 2019-20.