3rd and 4th lines between Budhapank and Salegaon via Rajathgarh Railway Line

By | November 18, 2015

Ministry of Railways Govt of India on 18-November, 2015

3rd and 4th lines between Budhapank and Salegaon via Rajathgarh Railway Line

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for 3rd and 4th lines between Budhapank and Salegaon via Rajathgarh Railway Line of 85 km each with a cost of Rs.1172.92 crore.

The project is likely to be completed in the next three years during 12th and 13th Plan period. Multiple lines on this railway line will greatly ease the ever increasing freight traffic between these sections thereby increasing the revenue of Railways.

Angul, Dhenkanal and Cuttack districts of Odisha will be benefitted through this project.

Background:

Budhapank junction is located on Sambalpur-Angul-Cuttack section and Salegaon on Angul-Nergundi section and the existing line is catering to the originating traffic from Mahanadi Coal Fields to the Paradip and Vishakhapatnam ports and siding traffic originating from/to the several power plants and other coal based industries in the area

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