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Here’re railway projects allocated for Odisha in Budget

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Bhubaneswar: Several new railway projects have been sanctioned for Odisha in the Union Budget 2019-20. Odisha has received highest ever allocation in Railways as the budgetary allocation stood at Rs 5993 crores this year against Rs 5940 crores in interim budget. Allocation during last year was Rs 5252 crores.

Flyover at Baghuapal, grant for maintenance of coaches, Rs 180 crore for passenger amenities, two automatic coach washing plants for Bhubaneswar Coaching Depot, new wheel lathe for Mancheswar Workshop, Angul Electric Loco Shed and Bondamunda are among the newly-announced railway projects for Odisha.

Similarly, five new surveys have been granted for Odisha. They are Raja Athagarh to Kaipadar Road avoiding Bhubaneswar and Khurda Road, 10 flyovers– Titlagarh, Singapur Road, Haridaspur, Koraput, Sambalpur, Machhapur, Jajpur Road, Sambalpur City, Sarla and Gopalpur Port, Chord Line from Talcher to Angul through colliery to avoid engine reversal at Talcher (14 kms), bypass from Titlagarh-Rahenbata to Sikir and flyover at Cuttack for goods train to avoid congestion at Cuttack.

Here’s summary of funds allocated for important railway projects in Odisha:

 Sl No.  

Name of the Projects

 Budget Grant(Rupees in Crores)
2017-18 2018-19 2019-20(Interim) 2019-20(Final Grant)
Newline
1 Angul-Sukinda Road (98.7 km) Newline 200.00 200.00 250.00 250.00
2 Haridaspur-Paradeep (82km) Newline 200.00 200.00 400.00 400.00
3 Khurda Road-Bolangir (289 km) Newline 700.00 625.00 350.00 350.00
4 Talcher-Bimlagarh (154 km) Newline 250.00 300.00 150.00 150.00
5 Jeypore-Malkangiri (130 KM) 79.00 95.00 70.00 70.00
6 Jeypore-Nabarangpur(38Km.) 275.00 150.00 10.00 10.00
7 Naupada –Gunupur-New Broad gauge line up to Theruvali (79.15 KM) : 1.00 1.00 0.10 0.10
8 Talcher-Angul – New line with Y- connection at Talcher (14.475 km) 1.00 0.10
9 Estimated investment through EBR (Partnership) (for Jharsuguda-Barapali 1400.00 1400.00
Doubling
10 Jharsuguda-Rengali (25.6 km) Doubling 7.00 3.05 2.05 02.05
11 Khurda-Barang-3rd line (35 km) Doubling 50.00 15.00 8.00 08.00
12 Sambalpur-Talcher (174.11 km) Doubling 340.30 220.00 249.00 249.00
13 Delang-Puri (28.7 km) Doubling 22.00 0.45 0.20 0.20
14 Sambalpur-Titilagarh (182.11 km) Doubling 200.00 50.00 170.00 170.00
15 Banspani-Daitari-Tomka-Jakhapura (180 km) 140.00 80.00 85.00 85.00
16 Brundamal-Jharsuguda-Fly over connection for joining down line (6.6 km) 8.80 5.30 6.00 06.00
17 Rajathgarh-Baranga (20 km) Doubling 55.00 4.00 2.00 02.00
18 Bhadrak-Nergundi-3rd line (80 km) 40.00 55.00 86.00 86.00
19 VZM-SBP 3rd Line 90.00 379.00 350.00 350.00
20 Jharapada-Budapank (3rd and 4th Line) 138.00 120.00 119.87 119.87
21 Budapank-Salegaon (3rd and 4th Line) 195.00 220.00 210.00 210.00
22 Koraput-Singapore Road 220.00 110.00 205.00 205.00
23 KUR-VZM by pass 8.95 11.91 7.00 07.05
Workshop & Other important works
 24 Angul Electric Loco Shed-Augmentation of Holding Capacity from 100 Engines to 150  5.00  9.67  4.50  04.50
 25  Maneswar: Freight Train Maintenance facility  0.00  10.74  3.00  04.50
 26 Kalahandi Setting up of Electric Engine Overhauling workshop  0.00  0.27  4.50  1.00