Gauge conversion of 800 Km Railway Line announced

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New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): Minister for Railways Mamta Banerjee on Wednesday announced a target of 800 km has been fixed for gauge conversion for the following sections during the next financial year:

1. Barddhaman - Balgona of Barddhaman - Katwa, 2. Krishnanagar - Santipur, 3. Tirunelveli - Tenkasi of Quilon - Tiruchendur and Tenkasi - Virudunagar, 4. Mayiladuturai - Thiruvarur of Mayiladuturai - Karaikkudi, 5. Bharuch - Samni - Dahej 6. Aluabari - Siliguri, 7. Dindigul - Palani of Dindigul - Pollachi - Palakkad, 8. Anandpuram - Talguppa of Shimoga - Talguppa, 9. Chintamani - Chikballapur of Kolar - Chikballapur, 10.Kaptanganj - Thawe of Kaptanganj - Thawe - Chhapra, 11. Ratangarh - Bikaner of Sadulpur - Bikaner, 12. Mavli - Nathdwara, 13. Katihar - Tejnarayanpur, 14. Sitamarhi - Bairgania of Jaynagar - Darbhanga - Narkatiaganj, 15. Bodeli - Chotta Udepur of Pratapnagar - Chotta Udepur.

She said in addition, following gauge conversions works are proposed to be taken up:

1.Chhindwara - Nainpur - Mandla Fort, 2. Gwalior - Sheopurkalan with extension to Kota, 3. Dholpur - Sirmutra with extension to Gangapur City (ANI)

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