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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS

RAJYA SABHA

QUESTION NO. 2346

ANSWERED ON 12TH JULY 2019

 

Development of Suburban Railway Network in Bengaluru

 

  1. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

 

Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be please to state:

 

(a) whether Railways and the Government of Karnataka have reached an agreement on the use of railway land for the development of Bengaluru’s Suburban railway network;

 

(b) if so, the details thereof;

 

(c) whether the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the project has been prepared; and

 

(d) if so, the details thereof?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF RAILWAYS AND COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

(SHRI PIYUSH GOYAL)

 

 

(a)As of now, alignment of Bengaluru Suburban network is largely designed to pass through Railway land. This matter is mutually agreed.

 

(b)Total land requirement for the project is 355.28 Hectare (ha.) as under:

 

Serial No.LandHectare (ha.)
I.Railway land250ha.
II.State Govt. land34.69 ha.
III.Private / homestead land70.59 ha.

 

(c)Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the project has been prepared once. The same is under revision and updation to priorities corridors as instructed by Government of Karnataka (GoK).

 

(d)DPR is under revision.

 

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