The Commissioner of Railway Safety has granted approval for the Unnao-Balamau-Sitapur railway electrification project. The project involves electrification of the 162 km long Unnao-Balamau-Sitapur railway line among Unnao, Balamau and Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh. It was sanctioned in the Railway Budget 2017-18. It entails an investment of Rs 1.32 billion.