Construction work on the Roha-Thokur railway line doubling-cum-electrification project is likely to be completed by December 2021. The project involves doubling and electrification of an existing 740 km long rail line between Roha and Mangaluru in Maharashtra and Karnataka, respectively. It entails an investment of Rs 105 billion. It is expected to increase the passenger handling capacity, volume of profitability for Konkan Railway and cargo handling capacity and will help in serving the passengers better.
- Work completed on Potkapalli-Mandamarri section May 18, 2022
- Trial run begins in New Palanpur-New Mahesana section May 16, 2022
- New RoBs to be built in Kerala May 13, 2022
- MRVC receives funds from state government May 13, 2022