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Introduction of New Trains and Construction of Railway Track 

During the last four years i.e. from 2014-15 to 2017-18, Indian Railways has introduced 374 Mail/Express trains (excluding Premium Express rechristened as Suvidha Express).

State-wise commissioning of New Line, Gauge Conversion and Doubling including the State of Jammu and Kashmir in the last four years are as under:-


State New Line


Gauge Conversion (km) Doubling


Assam and other NE States 178 1324 0
Andhra Pradesh 221 0 51
Bihar 229 304 165
Chhattisgarh 34 0 257
Gujarat 33 30 244
Haryana 160 0 132
Jammu & Kashmir 25 0 7
Jharkhand 436 0 162
Karnataka 240 0 252
Kerala 0 29 42
Madhya Pradesh 235 270 179
Maharashtra 39 0 288
Odisha 118 0 315
Punjab 0 0 106
Rajasthan 73 634 161
Telangana 186 0 25
Tamil Nadu 0 290 441
Uttar Pradesh 262 288 289
Uttarakhand 0 36 0
West Bengal 86 191 461

This information was given by the Minister of State of Railways, Shri Rajen Gohain in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha

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