Railway Projects in Tamil Nadu : New Railway Project Proposals from Tamil Nadu

Railway Projects in Tamil Nadu : New Railway Project Proposals from Tamil Nadu

The details of proposals for Railway Projects received from Tamil Nadu during the last three years and the current year…

As reported by Railway Ministry, received 15 proposals from Tamil Nadu, the present status thereon is given below…


S. No. Proposal Action taken/Present status
1 Avadi- Guduvancheri via Sriperumbudur and Oragadam new line with a connectivity to Irungattukottai Survey completed and the proposal processed for requisite approvals.
2 Jolarpettai-Hosur via Krishnagiri new line Survey completed and the proposal processed for requisite approvals.
3 Rameswaram-Dhanushkodi new line Survey completed and under examination.
4 Salem-Karaikal new line via Attur-Ariyalur-Jayankondam-Gangaikondacholapuram-Mayiladuturai &Tirunallar Survey for Salem-Karaikal new line completed and examination of its survey report taken up.
5 Needamangalam-Mannargudi-Pattukottai new line Survey completed and the project taken up as part of Mayiladuturai-Karaidkudi& Tiruturaipundi-Agastiyampalli gauge conversion project. Work on Needamangalam-Mannargudi completed and final location survey for Mannargudi-Pattukottai taken up.
6 Dindigul-Kumuli  new line via Bodinayakkanur Survey taken up.  
7 Thoothukodi&Tiruchendur Survey for Karaikudi-Ramanathapuram-Kanniyakumari via (Thoothukodi) Tuticorin & Tiruchendur completed and examination of its survey report taken up.
8 Tiruvannamalai-Jolarpettai new line Survey already completed.  Proposal would be processed  only after the State Government comes forward to share cost of the proposed new line.
9 Thanjavur-Ariyalur new line Survey already completed.  Proposal would be processed only after the State Government comes forward to share cost of the proposed new line.
10 Mayiladuturai-Karaikal new line via Tarangambadi &Tirunallar new line Survey completed and examination of its survey report taken up.
11 Trichy-Thanjavur  section  doubling Survey for Thanjavur-Ponmalai doubling completed and project included in the Supplementary Budget 2011-12. Preparation of plans and estimates taken up.
12 Tambaram-Chengalpattu 3rd line Work sanctioned as a part of Chengalpattu-Villupuram doubling project.
13 Madurai-Thoothukudi (Tuticorin) doubling Survey for doubling of Madurai-Vanchi Maniyachi section taken up.
14 Madurai-Virudhunagar-Tirunelveli-Nagarcoil-Kanniyakumari doubling with electrification Survey taken up. 
15 Trivandrum-Kanniyakumari doubling Survey taken up.