CCEA approves new rail tracks in Tamil Nadu and Kerala

Posted on:03 Aug 2017 11:56:56
CCEA approves new rail tracks in Tamil Nadu and Kerala
03 August 2017 Current Affairs: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved doubling of tracks of three railway lines and their electrification in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

The Committee chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the construction of an electrified second line between Vanchi-Maniyachchi-Nagercoil via Tirunelveli, Madurai-Vanchi and Maniyachchi-Tuticorin, and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala and Kanyakumari.

The estimated cost of the Vanchi-Maniyachchi-Nagercoil via Tirunelveli project will be Rs 1,003.94 crores.

All the three projects are expected to be completed by the year 2020-2021.

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