Rail Network in Andhra Pradesh

The new railway projects approved will decongest freight traffic and help in transportation of coal
New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved four railway projects at a combined cost of Rs.8,351.3 crore which will facilitate freight movement in the two most significant mineral-bearing States of eastern region, including Odisha and Chhattishgarh. The CCEA, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in […]

CCEA sanctions two Rail projects to speed up Coal handling ...

Naidu with Sreedharan
Vijayawada: Even as Union Ministry of Urban Development raised doubts over the feasibility of Vijayawada Metro Rail, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu requested E.Sreedharan, former CMD/DMRC and Advisor for various Metro Rail projects in the State, to ensure that it starts taking shape at the earliest. “Funding is not a […]

Chandrababu Naidu looks at JICA for investment in Vijayawada Metro ...

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi chairing fifth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, in New Delhi on August 26, 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reviewed the pending railway projects in Andhra Pradesh through a video conference with Chief Secretary I.Y.R. Krishna Rao.The interaction took place under the PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation), the PM’s ambitious interactive platform which is aimed at monitoring and reviewing important programmes […]

Narendra Modi reviews Railway projects in Andhra

Hyderabad: The Municipal Administration Department has appointed South Central Railway former General Manager P.K. Srivastava as advisor to assist the Government of Andhra Pradesh in implementation of the rail transportation projects on a fast track mode. In the orders issued on Wednesday, Municipal Administration Principal Secretary A. Giridhar recalled the […]

Andhra Pradesh ropes in SCR former GM Srivastava as Advisor ...

Vijayawada: Metro man E Sridharan, who is looking after the planning activities of metro rail projects in Andhra Pradesh, is likely to submit Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for the proposed metro rail projects in Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam to Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here on Thursday. According to sources, Sridharan, […]

DPRs for proposed Metro Rail projects in Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam ...

The budgetary allocation of Rs. 300 crore for Metro Rail projects in Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam and Rs. 3,168 crore for capital infrastructure are expected to give the much-needed boost to development, according to the industry. Courageous gesture The budget manifests the focus of cash-crunched Andhra Pradesh, according to industry pundits. […]

AP allocates Rs.300 Crore in State Budget 2015-16 for Metro ...

Visakhapatnam (VSKP): Anakapalle MP Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao sought the laying of separate railway lines between Tuni and Kothavalasa junction via Narsipatnam, Madugula and Devarapalle to provide rail connectivity to the remote villages of Anakapalle constituency. Discussion on Rail Budget In the discussion on the railway budget in the Lok Sabha on […]

Andhra MP demand separate Rail Line between Tuni-Kothavalasa via Narsipatnam, ...

विजयवाडा Vijayawada (BZA): The reorganised state of Andhra Pradesh has high expectations from the railway budget of Narendra Modi’s government, as the railway connectivity is vital for some of the ambitious plans of TDP government in the state for development of the state as logistic hub. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu […]

Post bifurcation of State, residual Andhra keeps High Expectations on ...

विसाखपट्नम Visakhapatnam (VSKP): Activists of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) plan to stage a maha dharna in front of the Waltair divisional railway manager’s (DRM) office on February 24 demanding a separate railway zone with headquarters at Vizag. District YSRCP president Gudiwada Amarnath alleged that the ruling TDP government in […]

YSR Congress Party to hold maha-dharna on 24th for separate ...

हेदराबाद Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh has requested the South Central Railway to put on priority the project for doubling the railway line between Guntur and Guntakal. This emerged during a review meeting on existing railway projects in Andhra Pradesh, which was chaired by State Chief Secretary I.Y.R. Krishna Rao. Railway officials […]

AP Govt seeks priority for doubling of Guntur-Guntakal Rail line

Rail Minister Suresh Prabhu says a comprehensive multi-modal transport solution would be evolved by integrating port, road, rail and air connectivity नई दिल्ली New Delhi: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said the ministry would form a joint company with the Andhra Pradesh government to augment rail infrastructure and modernisation and […]

Andhra Pradesh to float Joint Venture company with IR for ...

हैदराबाद Hyderabad (HYD): The indications made by the Sivaramakrishnan committee in the economic development package for railway projects has drawn sharp criticism from experts, who said the suggestions have been made without considering the project priority and development of residual AP. Railway officials and experts wondered on what basis the committee […]

Andhra-Telangana Biforcation: Economic Development Package for Rly projects draw Criticism

Hindujas eye public land for rail link to power plant Visakhapatnam (VSKP): The UPA government proposes to lease out almost 65 hectares of prime land near Vishakapatnam to the multibillion-dollar Hinduja group to lay a dedicated railway line for transporting coal to its 1,040 mw power plant being set up at […]

Prime Land near Vizag proposed for Lease out to Hinduja ...

Karimnagar:  Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury has approved a proposal for setting up a unit of the Container Corporation of India Limited (CONCOR) – a Schedule-A Public Sector Undertaking under Ministry of Railways, near the Sultanabad Railway Station, about 26 km from Karminagar. The Minister has conveyed […]

Ministry of Railways approve setting up of CONCOR Unit near ...

Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta or Venkatanarasimha Rajuvaripeta is a Railway Station in Andhra Pradesh on the border with Tamil Nadu, India with the distinction of having the longest name among all the stations on the Indian Railway system. It is on the Renigunta-Arakkonam section of Southern Railway. Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta is also frequently referred to […]

Find out the Longest Railway Station Name on Indian Railways ...

Hyderabad: AP Govt plans to form a Special Purpose Vehicle by forming a AP State Mono Rail Corporation Limited (APMRCL) to implement monorail projects in AP. AP has been planning for monorail systems connecting the circuit cities of Vijayawada-Guntur-Tenali, Warangal-Hanumakonda-Kazipet, Tirupati and Visakhapatnam etc. The SPV will be fully owned […]

AP Monorail Corporation Ltd to be formed

The cost of setting up two new major ports proposed in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal is estimated to be around Rs 15,800 crore, according to Rail India Technical and Economic Services (RITES), the engineering and consultancy arm of Indian Railways. In a written reply in Lok Sabha, shipping minister […]

Proposed ports in AP, West Bengal to cost Rs.15800 Cr

Director of Indian Maritime University, Visakhapatnam Centre, Mr. S.C.Mishra, while delivering the keynote address at Vizag Bay Investment Summit organised by Gravity 2.0, has said integrating coastal and inland shipping with road and rail networks can make significant contribution to the regional economic development of Visakhapatnam-Rajahmundry-Vijayawada region.  He also urged […]

Director, IMU urges Metro Rail for Visakhapatnam

The railways have cancelled some trains Friday in view of the “chalo assembly” march called by Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) to press the demand for separate Telangana state. The South Central Railway (SCR) Thursday announced cancellation of seven passenger trains and partial cancellation of five passenger and three express […]

Trains cancelled in view of Telangana march in Hyderabad

AP Government and Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd are in the process of jointly implementing a Rs.650 Cr Phase-II Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) project in Hyderabad. Both the entities would set up a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to implement the project and the cost would be shared by them in the […]

AP Government, Railways to implement Rs 650 Cr. project

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