Introduction of New Trains and Construction of Railway Track

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The inaugural run of the Tiger Trail Circuit Train from Delhi Safdarjung Station being flagged off by the Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, through video conferencing between Mumbai and Delhi, on the occasion of the World Environment Day, in New Delhi on June 05, 2016.

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

(km)

Gauge Conversion (km) Doubling

(km)

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 today.