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Laying of New Railway Lines 

            Indian Railways is laying New Lines every year. Targets and progress in the last five years is as under:

 

S.N Item 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18
1 Target (km) 300 300 500 400 402
2 Achievement(km) 360 380 813 953 354.4 (Feb’ 18)

 

State-wise achievements are as under.

 

SN States Progress of Completion of New Line (km).
2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17  2017-18 (till Feb 2018)
1 Andhra Pradesh 18.5 45 136 21
2 Assam & North Eastern Region 41.75 44 56 23.5
3 Bihar 23 38 91.46 63.9 11
4 Chhattisgarh 17
5 Delhi
6 Goa
7 Gujarat 11 22
8 Haryana 80 80
9 Himachal Pradesh
10 Jammu & Kashmir 25
11 Jharkhand 81 178.25 85.15 115.5 58
12 Karnataka 65 138 102.4
13 Kerala 7
14 Madhya Pradesh 45 18 112 123
15 Maharashtra 39
16 Odisha 16.65 32.5 10 13 62.08
17 Punjab
18 Rajasthan 48.9 28.5 9 35.42
19 Telangana 17.5 61 124.6 19
20 Tamil Nadu
21 Uttar Pradesh 28 18 168 58
22 Uttarakhand
23 West Bengal 9.45 79.39 6

 

Railway is surpassing targets of completion of New Lines projects for last four years (2013-14 to 2016-17).   This information was made available in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

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