GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Railways 

RAJYA SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO. 305
ANSWERED ON DECEMBER 14, 2012 

QUESTION
Expansion of Railway Lines In Karnataka

 

*305. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of RAILWAYS be pleased to state:

the length of railway line in kilometers that has been added in Karnataka vis-a-vis other States of the country during the last five years, year-wise and State-wise?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF RAILWAYS
(SHRI PAWAN KUMAR BANSAL) 

A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.

STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN REPLY TO STARRED QUESTION NO. 305 BY SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR TO BE ANSWERED IN RAJYA SABHA ON 14.12.2012 REGARDING EXPANSION OF RAILWAY LINES IN KARNATAKA. 

State-wise new line projects/sections completed during XIth Five Year Plan i.e. 2007-08 to 2011-2012 is given as under:

S.NoState

2007-08

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

1.

Andhra Pradesh

0

50

0

124

120

2.

Assam & N.E Region

20

113

0

0

42

3.

Bihar

20

74

62

6

60

4.

Haryana

0

0

45

30

0

5.

Himachal Pradesh

0

0

11

0

0

6.

Jharkhand

26

0

29

147

69

7.

Jammu & Kashmir

16

59

18

0

0

8.

Karnataka

14

0

63

16

30

9.

Maharashtra

0

18

0

112

8

10.

Madhya Pradesh

60

5

0

30

20

11.

Odisha

0

21

0

0

47

12.

Punjab

0

0

0

63

35

13.

Rajasthan

0

0

0

31

15

14.

Tamil Nadu

0

0

10

61

54

15.

Uttar Pradesh

0

17

5

35

130

16.

West Bengal

0

0

15

54

97

 

Total

156

357

258

709

727

Note:   i. Only those states where new lines have been added in last five years have been mentioned above.

ii. The completed section in project falling in more than one state has been taken in the state with major share.